Riyadh is the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it is also the largest city in the Kingdom, and the commercial capital of the country.
It is located at an altitude of 600 meters above sea level in eastern Najd in the middle of the Arabian Peninsula, and is considered one of the richest cities in the world, due to its tremendous development after the emergence of oil wealth in it.
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Demographics in Riyadh
The population of the city of Riyadh is 6,505,509 according to 2010 estimates.
The population is divided into Saudis and non-Saudis, and Saudis represent 69.3% of the total population of Riyadh, and 23.3% of all Saudis residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
As they number 4,506,321 people, and the number of non-Saudis represents 30.7% of the total population of Riyadh, and 29.6% of the total number of non-Saudis living in the Kingdom. With a population of 1,999,188
The population of Riyadh, both Saudis and non-Saudis, constitutes 24.9% of the total population of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the city consists of 55% of males and 45% of females.
Tourism in Riyadh
The city of Riyadh includes many historical and archaeological monuments, the most important of which are:
Tahlia Street: The street is one of the most important landmarks in the city of Riyadh, and it is a large market, and the market includes a wide range of shops, malls, and restaurants.
The National Museum: The museum is considered one of the most important museums in Riyadh, as it is distinguished by its interior design, as it is a building that combines Saudi originality and modernity, the museum represents the history of the Arabian Peninsula, the museum contains eight halls that include sculptures and antiquities.
Al-Musk Palace: The foundation of the palace dates back to the stage of establishing the kingdom, and it is now considered a museum that represents the stages of founding and unifying the kingdom.
Kingdom Tower: The tower is one of the most important landmarks in Riyadh, and the tower appears clearly at night, when the upper part of it is illuminated, as the height of the tower reaches about 302 meters, the tower provides the opportunity to enjoy the landscapes of the city.