Sultanate of Nejd

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Sultanate of Nejd
سلطنة نجد
Sulṭanat Najd




Flag of Nejd

Capital Riyadh
Languages Arabic
Ottoman Turkish
Religion Islam
Government Absolute monarchy
Sultan of Nejd
 -  1921–1926 Ibn Saud
Historical era Interwar period
 -  Established 1921
 -  Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz established 8 January 1926
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The Sultanate of Nejd was a result of transformation of the Emirate of Riyadh by Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, who in 1921 declared himself Sultan over Nejd and its dependencies, as a monarchy led by the House of Saud.[1] In 1926, the Sultanate of Nejd was expanded to include the conquered Hejaz, and the political union of Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz was declared, with Abdul Aziz ibn Saud as King.


  1. ^ Madawi Al-Rasheed. A History of Saudi Arabia. Cambridge, England, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 63.