Riyadh is the capital of . It is slightly east of the center of the country in the heart of the Tuwaig escarpment. Riyadh has about 5,900,000 residents and an elevation of 612 metres.
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Notable Places in the Area

The Masmak is a clay and mud-brick fort, with four watchtowers and thick walls, founded on stone blocks, lying in the center of Riyadh, in the old quarters. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Al Oud Cemetery is a public cemetery in Riyadh, .

The in Riyadh, is a 170-meter-high television tower located inside the premises of Saudi Ministry of Information. is situated 2½ km northwest of Riyadh. Photo: Ammar shaker, Public domain.

Pedestrian zone
is a public space in Riyadh, , in which public executions take place. Photo: BroadArrow, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Al-Suwaidi is a district of the Al-Urayja branch municipality, in southwestern Riyadh, on the western side of the Wadi Hanifa. is situated 6 km southwest of Riyadh.

was an ancient village in the Nejd region of central . is situated 4 km south of Riyadh. Photo: على المزارقه, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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