Al-Ghat is located in Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 26°1′36″N 44°57′39″E / 26.02667°N 44.96083°E / 26.02667; 44.96083Coordinates: 26°1′36″N 44°57′39″E / 26.02667°N 44.96083°E / 26.02667; 44.96083
Country Saudi Arabia
ProvinceRiyadh Province
 • Total16,500
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (AST)

Al-Ghat (Arabic: El-Gh'at الغاط') or Elghat "Alghat" is a small town in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. It is located 230 kilometres (140 mi) by road northwest of Riyadh.[1] As of the 2016 census it had a population of 16500 people.[2]

A joint Saudi-Belgian Mission (2013–14) confirmed the archaeological, epigraphic and historic high potential of the Al-Ghat region.

See also


  1. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps.
  2. ^ "Saudi Arabia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 27 August 2012.[dead link]

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