Riyadh capital city of Saudi Arabia photos gallery

Riyadh is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau, and is home to 5,254,560 people, and the urban center of a region with a population of close to 7 million people. The city is divided into 15 municipal districts, managed by Riyadh Municipality headed by the mayor of Riyadh and the Riyadh Development Authority, chaired by the Governor of Riyadh Province, Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz.

image of Riyadh city street





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picture of mosque in Riyadh Saudi Arabia


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Riyadh is one of the richest cities in the Middle East and the 80th richest city in the world. Once a small walled city, Riyadh has developed into a dynamic metropolis over the years. Along with the urban areas of Dhahran, Dammam, Khobar and Jeddah, Riyadh has become a focal point for both travel and trade.

photo of Al Faisaliyah Tower Riyadh

photo of Riyadh city

picture of Al Masmak Castle in Riyadh