Al Majma'ah

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Al Majma'ah
المجمعة
Historic place in Al Majma'ah
Historic place in Al Majma'ah
Al Majma'ah is located in Saudi Arabia
Al Majma'ah
Al Majma'ah
Coordinates: 25°54′14″N 45°20′44″E / 25.90389°N 45.34556°E / 25.90389; 45.34556Coordinates: 25°54′14″N 45°20′44″E / 25.90389°N 45.34556°E / 25.90389; 45.34556
Country  Saudi Arabia
Emirate Ar Riyad Province
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Al Majma'ah (Arabic: المجمعة‎) is a city and a governorate in Ar Riyad Province, Saudi Arabia. It is located at around 25°54′14″N 45°20′44″E / 25.90389°N 45.34556°E / 25.90389; 45.34556, and has an area of 30 000 square kilometers. The population of the town is around 45,000, while the population of the governorate as a whole is approximately 97,349. Al-Majma'ah Governorate borders the Eastern Province and Al-Qasim to the north, Thadig and Shaqra to the south, Rumah to the east, and Zulfi and al-Ghat on the west.

Founded in 1417 CE by an immigrant from the Shammar tribe, Al-Majma'ah was historically considered the capital of the region of Sudair. The city today contains a museum as well as an impressive mud-brick fort that dates to the 18th century.

Al Majma'ah