Umm Sulaim (Riyadh)

Umm Sulaim
حي أم سليم
Coordinates: 24°38′02″N 46°41′53″E / 24.63389°N 46.69806°E / 24.63389; 46.69806Coordinates: 24°38′02″N 46°41′53″E / 24.63389°N 46.69806°E / 24.63389; 46.69806
CountrySaudi Arabia
CityRiyadh
Named forUmm Sulaym bint Milhan
Government
 • BodyBaladiyah Al Shumaisi
Area
 • Total90 ha (220 acres)
Language
 • OfficialArabic

Umm Sulaim (Arabic: حي أم سليم) is a subject of Baladiyah al-Shumaisi and a historical neighborhood within the erstwhile old city walls in southern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.[1][2] Spread across 90 hectares,[3] it shares borders with al-Wisham neighborhood to the north, ash-Shumaysi neighborhood to south and ad-Dirah neighborhood to the east. It is named after Umm Sulaym bint Milhan, one of the earliest female converts to Islam.

References

  1. ^ "وسط الرياض.. يزول أم يبقى؟! 2-2 - د. محمد عبدالله العوين". www.al-jazirah.com. Archived from the original on 2020-02-25. Retrieved 2022-03-06.
  2. ^ "أحياء الرياض القديمة.."التاريخ" حفظ الأسماء و"الحاضر" أهمل الأماكن!". www.alriyadh.com. 2010-06-04. Archived from the original on 2021-11-21. Retrieved 2022-03-07.
  3. ^ "خطة شاملة لتطوير المنطقة المركزية". صحيفة الاقتصادية (in Arabic). 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2022-07-31.
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