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Discover Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh in the region of Ar Riyāḑ with its 4,205,961 habitants is a town located in Saudi Arabia and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Riyadh

Local time in Riyadh is now 02:00 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Riyadh " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Turayfah, Qasr an Nasriyah, Fihan, Riyadh, and Al Madinah as Sina'iyah. When in this area, you might want to check out Turayfah . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Riyadh ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Lufthansa TV Commercial

0:42 min by Afsal Zain
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Lufthansa TV Adds ..

السيد حسن نصر الله يعرض عملاء اسرائيل في لبنان 2010

7:26 min by MinuteNews2010
Views: 45437 Rating: 4.11

السيد حسن نصر الله يعرض عملاء اسرائيل في لبنان 2010 السيد نصر الله أن كل ما بحوزة الحزب من وثائق سوف يكون في خدمة الجهات المعنية في لبنان للعمل عليه والتدقيق فيه.... ..

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz buried in Mecca

2:55 min by AlJazeeraEnglish
Views: 22466 Rating: 2.63

The funeral for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef bin AbdulAziz has taken place in the city of Mecca. The prince was next in line to the throne, but he died in Geneva, Switzerland, on Saturday. Al Jaz ..

Islami Scholar Sheikh Sayyed Habib Ali al Jifri

3:47 min by notak100
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Interesting facts about this location

Saudi Oger

Saudi Ogre Ltd. , a construction company, was incorporated in January 1978 under the rules and laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its headquarters in Riyadh. The initial paid up capital of SR 1 Million (US$ 267,000) was subsequently increased to the present level of SR 750 Million (US$ 200 million). Saudi Oger Ltd.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.68 46.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Companies of Saudi Arabia, Construction and civil engineering companies

King Fahd Medical City

King Fahad Medical City (Arabic مدينة الملك فهد الطبية) also popularly abbreviated as KFMC. KFMC consists of four hospitals making up a total of 1,095 beds. Main hospitals, maternity hospital, pediatric hospital, rehabilitation center. In addition to the hospitals there are primary care clinics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Centers which is Prince Salman Heart Center, Neuroscience Center, Prince Sultan Hematology &Oncology Center and Specialized Diabetes & Endocrine Center.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.69 46.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Hospitals in Saudi Arabia, Hospitals with year of establishment missing

Saudia Flight 163

Saudia Arabian Airlines Flight 163 was a scheduled passenger flight of Saudia that caught fire after takeoff from Riyadh International Airport on a flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, August 19, 1980. All 287 passengers and 14 crew on board the Lockheed L-1011-200 TriStar registered HZ-AHK, died after the aircraft made an emergency landing back at the Riyadh airport. At the time, the incident was the second deadliest single aircraft disaster in history, after Turkish Airlines Flight 981.

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Located at 24.71 46.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1980 in Saudi Arabia, Accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed L-1011, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1980, Aviation accidents and incidents in Saudi Arabia, Saudia accidents and incidents

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 22,500 people. Al-Hilal, Al Nassr and Al-Shabab play their matches in this stadium, in 1972, It hosted the opening ceremony for the Gulf Cup of Nations in 1987. The stadium also hosted the finales for the Saudi King Cup before the completion of the King Fahd International Stadium 1988.

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Located at 24.66 46.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Asian sports venue stubs, Football venues in Saudi Arabia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) was created by the Saudi Government on April 10, 2000, as part of measures geared towards formalizing the process of economic liberalization. SAGIA is responsible for managing the investment environment in the Kingdom.

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Located at 24.65 46.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Economy of Saudi Arabia, Government organisations of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Riyadh