List of cities and towns in Saudi Arabia

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This is a list of cities and towns in Saudi Arabia.

Alphabetical list of cities and towns

Map showing the major cities in Saudi Arabia.
City Population Comments
Abha 750,474 Capital and largest city of Asir
Al-Abwa
Al Artaweeiyah
B
Badr
Baljurashi
Bisha
Bareg + 50,000
Buraydah 614,093 Capital and largest city of Al Qasim Province
Al Bahah 366,000+ Capital of Al Bahah Province
Buq a
D
Dammam + 2,054,710 Main seaport on Persian Gulf, capital of Eastern Province
Dhahran 138,135
Dhurma
Dahaban +96,000
Diriyah Capital of the First Saudi State
Duba
Dumat Al-Jandal
Dawadmi
F
Farasan city
G
Gatgat
Gerrha
Gurayat 147,550
Al-Gwei'iyyah
H
Hautat Sudair Capital of Sudair
Habala
Hajrah
Haql
Al-Hareeq 11,000
Harmah
Ha'il Capital of Ha'il Province
Hotat Bani Tamim 36,000
Hofuf +334,000 (1997)
Huraymila
Hafr Al-Batin +338,636 (2005) Largest city in the northeast of Saudi Arabia
J
Jabal Umm al Ru'us
Jalajil
Al Jawf 242,813 Capital of Al Jawf Province
Jeddah + 3,600,000 Second largest city, main seaport on Red Sea
Jizan + 127,743 Capital of Jizan Province
Jizan Economic City
Jubail +224,430 (2005) Home to the Middle East's largest and world's 4th largest petrochemical company.
Al Jafer +12,000 (1997)
K
Khafji +60,975 (2005)
Khaybar
King Abdullah Economic City * *Expected to house over 2 million residents once completed.
Khamis Mushayt 630,000
Al-Saih
Knowledge Economic City, Medina
Khobar +455,541 (2005)
Al-Khutt
L
Layla
Lihyan
Al Lith
M
Al Majma'ah 45,000+
Mastoorah
Al Mikhwah
Al-Mubarraz 550,000
Al Mawain
Mecca + 1,700,000 Holiest city of Islam religion, capital of Makkah Province
Medina + 1,300,000 Second holiest city of Islam religion, capital of Al Madinah Province
Muzahmiyya 100,000 20 miles west of Riyadh, known for its fancy large farms and resorts.
N
Najran 329,000+ Capital of Najran Province
Al-Namas +47,783 (2005) Mainly containing the Shehri (Bani Shehr) and the Amri (Bani Amr) tribes
O
Omloj
Al-Omran +49,000 (1997) Including Al-Huta, Al-Rumailah, Northern & Southern Al-Omran, Ghomsi and other villages belonging to it
Al-Oyoon +33,000 (1997)
Q
Qadeimah
Qatif +474,573 (2005) Eastern Province
Qaisumah +20,887 (2005)
Al Qunfudhah 272,000+
R
Rabigh
Rafha Northern Border Province
Ar Rass 116,164 (2005) Largest city in Al-Qassim Province by area and third largest by population
Ras Tanura +43,338 (2005) Eastern Province
Riyadh 6,700,000 Capital city, largest city, largest population, capital of Al Riyadh Province, capital of the Second Saudi State
Riyadh Al-Khabra 69,690 Historical city best known for trading and goods exchange
Rumailah +10,000(2006) Small village in Al-Hasa
S
Sabt Al Alaya
Sarat Abidah
Saihat +70,000 (2005)
Safwa city
Sakakah 242,813
Sharurah 150,000
Shaqraa
Shaybah
As Sulayyil
T
Taif 700,000
Tabuk 730,000 Capital of Tabuk Province
Tanomah 40,000
Tarout
Tayma
Thadiq
Thuwal
Thuqbah
Turaif
Tabarjal
U
Udhailiyah
Al-`Ula
Um Al-Sahek
Unaizah 138,351 Second largest city in Al-Qassim Province (according to 2005 census)
Uqair
'Uyayna
Uyun AlJiwa 26,544
W
Wadi Al-Dawasir
Al Wajh
Y
Yanbu 298,000+
Z
Az Zaimah
Zulfi

References

  • Central Department of Statistics and Information (in Arabic)
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