Riyadh Governorate

Riyadh Governorate
محافظة الرياض
Location of Riyadh Governorate in Riyadh Region
Location of Riyadh Governorate in Riyadh Region
Location of Riyadh Governorate
Riyadh Governorate is located in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh Governorate
Riyadh Governorate
Coordinates: 24°41′47″N 46°46′43″E / 24.69639°N 46.77861°E / 24.69639; 46.77861Coordinates: 24°41′47″N 46°46′43″E / 24.69639°N 46.77861°E / 24.69639; 46.77861
Country Saudi Arabia
RegionRiyadh Region
SeatRiyadh
Cities and townsRiyadh
Irqah
Hayir
Hayyat
Banban
Amajiyah
Population
 (2010)
 • Total5,236,901
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (AST)

Riyadh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الرياض) is one of the 22 governorates (muhafzah) of Riyadh Province that contains the city of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia[1][2][3][4][5] alongside five other towns and neighborhoods.[6][7] It shares borders with the Rumah governorate to the north, al-Kharj governorate to the south, Huraymila, Thadiq, Diriyah and Durumah governorates to the west and Eastern Province's Al Ahsa governorate to the east.

Administrative divisions

References

  1. ^ Hertog, Steffen (2011-04-27). Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats: Oil and the State in Saudi Arabia. Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0-8014-5753-1.
  2. ^ John, Clarke I.; Howard, Bowen-Jones (2013-10-14). Change and Development in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals): Essays in honour of W.B. Fisher. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-95898-5.
  3. ^ دليل أسماء الأماكن في منطقة الرياض (in Arabic). المملكة العربية السعودية، وزارة الداخلية، امارة منطقة الرياض. 2000. ISBN 978-9960-23-027-6.
  4. ^ الشادي, صالح (2008-01-01). الجنادرية: فكر و تراث وهوية : صور من التاريخ الحضاري السعودي (in Arabic). Al Manhal. ISBN 9796500027197.
  5. ^ منطقة الرياض: دراسة تاريخية وجغرافية واجتماعية (in Arabic). المملكة العربية السعودية، وزارة الداخلية، إمارة منطقة الرياض،. 1999. ISBN 978-9960-660-45-5.
  6. ^ https://www.stats.gov.sa/sites/default/files/cdsi_data/dmdocs/g-serv-2015-riyadh.pdf#viewer.action=download[bare URL PDF]
  7. ^ https://www.stats.gov.sa/sites/default/files/ar-riyadh_0.pdf[bare URL PDF]
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