List of wadis of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia does not have any permanent rivers, but does have numerous wadis (valleys) which are riverbeds that are either permanently or intermittently dry.

This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries indented under each larger stream's name.

Red Sea

  • Wadi Aful
  • Wadi as Surr
  • Wadi al-Hamd
    • Wadi al-Jizl
    • Wadi al-Aqiq
  • Wadi Rabigh
  • Wadi Fāţimah
  • Wadi Sa‘dīyah
  • Wadi al-Līth
  • Wadi Idam

Syrian Desert



  • Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
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