Al-Muzahmiyya

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Al-Muzahmiyya
المزاحمية
Al-Muzahmiyya is located in Saudi Arabia
Al-Muzahmiyya
Al-Muzahmiyya
Coordinates: 24°28′56″N 46°15′22″E / 24.48222°N 46.25611°E / 24.48222; 46.25611Coordinates: 24°28′56″N 46°15′22″E / 24.48222°N 46.25611°E / 24.48222; 46.25611
Country  Saudi Arabia
Province Riyadh Province
Population (2004)
 • Total 24,224
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EAT (UTC+3)

Al-Muzahmiyya Arabic: المزاحمية‎) is a small town in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. It is located 59 kilometres (37 mi) by road southwest of Riyadh, on the important Riyadh-Mecca Highway.[1]As of the 2004 census it had a population of 24,224 people.[2] It lies in a wide valley known as Wadi Al-Batin, and was founded in the 16th century as a colony of small independent farms and estates that later joined together to form one village. It is currently part of Al-Muzahmiyya Governorate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps. Maps (Map).
  2. ^ "Saudi Arabia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 27 August 2012.