Dawadmi

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Dawadmi
محافظة الدوادمي
Dawadmi is located in Saudi Arabia
Dawadmi
Dawadmi
Location in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 24°29′39″N 044°23′00″E / 24.49417°N 44.38333°E / 24.49417; 44.38333Coordinates: 24°29′39″N 044°23′00″E / 24.49417°N 44.38333°E / 24.49417; 44.38333
Country  Saudi Arabia
Province Riyadh Province
Population (2004)
 • Total 53,071
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EAT (UTC+3)

Dawadmi or Ad Dawadimi (Arabic: محافظة الدوادمي‎) is a town in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. As of the 2004 census it had a population of 53,071 people.[1]

It is located on top of Najd hill, the central area of Saudi Arabia.[citation needed] It is about 200 kilometres (120 mi) west of Riyadh.[2] By road, is located 320 kilometres (200 mi) by road west of Riyadh.

In April 2003, the new airport in the city was inaugurated by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. King Abdulaziz palace is a landmark of the city and there is an ongoing rehabilitation project to protect it.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saudi Arabia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Outrage over beheading of Sri Lankan woman by Saudi Arabia. " CNN. January 10, 2013. Retrieved on January 10, 2013.