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6.5 M

عدد السكــان

2.2 M

القــوى العاملــة

1.2 M

عدد الوحـدات السكنيــة



Historical Areas

The city of Riyadh is both a modern metropolis and a historical and cultural treasure. Its characteristics are diverse, that range from the shimmering golden sand dunes, to modern shopping malls, distinctive heritage and cultural sites to urban construction panaches. Such diversity makes Riyadh city the core of life and vitality in the Kingdom.​


Founded in 1446 by Maani Al Muraidi, an ancestor of the Saudi royal family, Dir’iya served as the capital of the first Saudi state from 1744 to the early 1800s. The city is a very popular tourist destination and it features a variety of fascinating places to discover.

Wadi Hanifa

Wadi Hanifah is a popular tourist destination for those who want to go hiking and spend a relaxing day in the clean, wide-open spaces. There are various scenic views, and numerous natural formations and environmental elements.

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مدينة الرياض

the city of Riyadh Represent, in the field of urban development a unique model to the emergence of a major global city in nearly half a century, a period that is not large enough - in the eyes of the emergence of cities - all the achievements of Riyadh during which to complete the urban and urban unprecedented.

Began the first creation to Riyadh for nearly three centuries, on the part of the site old city AL hajar that have been tens of centuries, rule the territory of the Al yamama and the center of the convergence of methods of trade caravans that roam around the island between the north and south, east and west, and is characterized by its valleys of the many wells of abundant water, and palms, And crops, and fruits.

تمثل مدينة الرياض ، في مجال النمو العمراني نموذجا فريداً لنشأة مدينة عالمية كبرى في نحو نصف قرن من الزمان تلك الفترة التي لا تتسع - في عرف نشأة المدن - لكل ما حققته الرياض خلالها من إنجاز عمراني وحضري غير مسبوق .

لقد بدأت النشأة الأولى للرياض منذ نحو ثلاثة قرون ، على جزء من موقع مدينة حجر القديمة التي ظلت عشرات القرون قاعدة لإقليم اليمامة ومركزاً لالتقاء طرق قوافل التجارة التي تجوب أنحاء الجزيرة بين شمالها وجنوبها ، وشرقها وغربها ، ويتميز موقعها بالأودية الكثيرة والآبار ذات المياه الوفيرة ، والنخيل ، والزرع والثمار.

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