List of cities and towns in Saudi Arabia

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


Largest cities by population[edit]

Alphabetical list of cities and towns[edit]

Map showing the major cities in Saudi Arabia.
City namePopulationComments
A
Afif
ArarCapital of Northern Border Province
Abha+ 650,000Capital of Asir
Abqaiq+44,863 (2005)
Al-Abwa
Al Artaweeiyah
Al Christorm
Al-Hasa
B
Badr
Baljurashi
Bisha
Bareq+ 50,000
Buraydah605,000Capital and largest city of Al Qasim Province
Al BahahCapital of Al Bahah Province
Buq a
D
Dammam+ 2,054,710Main seaport on Persian Gulf, capital of Eastern Province
Dhahran400,000
Dhurma
Dahaban+96,000
DiriyahCapital of the First Saudi State
Duba
Dumat Al-Jandal
Dawadmi
F
Farasan city
G
Gatgat
Gerrha
Gurayat
Al-Gwei'iyyah
H
Hautat SudairCapital of Sudair
Habala
Hajrah
Haql
Al-Hareeq11,000
Harmah
Ha'ilCapital of Ha'il Province
Hotat Bani Tamim36,000
Hofuf+334,000 (1997)
Hafr Al-Batin+338,636 (2005)Largest city in the North-East of Saudi Arabia
J
Jabal Umm al Ru'us
Jalajil
Al JawfCapital of Al Jawf Province
Jeddah+ 5,600,000Second largest city, main seaport on Red Sea
JizanCapital of Jizan Province
Jizan Economic City
Jubail+424,430 (2005)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
Khamis Mushayt630,000
Al Kharj
Knowledge Economic City , Medina
Khobar+555,541 (2005)
Al-Khutt
L
Layla
Lihyan
Al Lith
M
Al Majma'ah45,000+
Mastoorah
Al Mikhwah
Al-Mubarraz550,000
Al Mawain
Mecca+ 2,700,000Holiest city of Islam religion, capital of Makkah Province
Medina+ 2,300,000Second holiest city of Islam religion, capital of Al Madinah Province
Muzahmiyya100,00020 miles west of Riyadh, known for its fancy large farms and resorts.
N
NajranCapital 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
R
Rabigh
RafhaNorthern Border Province
Ar Rass116,164 (2005)Largest city in Al-Qassim Province by area and third largest by population
Ras Tanura+43,338 (2005)Eastern Province
Riyadh6,700,000Capital city, largest city, largest population, capital of Al Riyadh Province, capital of the Second Saudi State
Riyadh Al-Khabra69,690Famous historical city best known for trading and goods exchange
Rumailah+10,000(2006)Small and very famous village in Hasa
S
Sabt Al Alaya
Saihat+70,000 (2005)
Safwa city
Sakakah5,000,000
Sharurah150,000
Shaqraa
Shaybah
As Sulayyil
T
Taif700,000
Tabuk730,000Capital of Tabuk Province
Tanomah40,000
Tarout
Tayma
Thadiq
Thuwal
Thuqbah
Turaif
U
Udhailiyah
Al-`Ula
Um Al-Sahek
Unaizah138,351Second largest city in Al-Qassim Province (according to 2005 census)
Uqair
'Uyayna
Uyun AlJiwa26,544
W
Wadi Al-Dawasir
Al Wajh
Y
Yanbu
Z
Az Zaimah
Zulfi

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