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Where is Riyadh Located

The given Riyadh location map that Riyadh is located in the central-west region of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is the largest and capital city of Saudi Arabia.

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Description: The map showing location map of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
For the administration purpose, city is divided into 15 municipal districts. In fact, the old developed town lies within the city walls; it has antique architectural design. The most important is the al-Masmak fort and some parts of the innovative wall structure with its gate that have been restored and reconstructed. Besides, there are also a several traditional mud-brick homes in the premises of old towns; some of them are dilapidated but some are standing as remnant.

However, today the city is center of various activities including financial, agricultural, cultural, technical, educational, and social. The infrastructure and design used to construct the new city entirely new; however, Al-Dira district, which is nucleus of the city, has been reconstructed in a style that resembles as old mud-brick buildings of pre-20th century Nejd.

Interesting Facts about Riyadh

Country: Saudi Arabia
Province: Riyadh
Area (metro): 1,815 km2
Location: Central-west
Area code: +966-1
Time zone: UTC+3
Climate: Arid