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al-Quway'iyah is located in Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 24°2′47″N 45°15′56″E / 24.04639°N 45.26556°E / 24.04639; 45.26556Coordinates: 24°2′47″N 45°15′56″E / 24.04639°N 45.26556°E / 24.04639; 45.26556
Country Saudi Arabia
ProvinceRiyadh Province
 • Total126.161
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EAT)

al-Quwayʿiyah (also El Kuveyiye, Arabic: القويعية‎) is a city in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia.It is located in the west of Riyadh, 165 km away. It is considered as a major stopping point on Riyadh-Makkah Highway. AlQuway'iyah's population is approximately 126,161 people, therefore, it is considered to be one of the largest governorates of the Kingdom including a large number of villages of the province and it includes several government departments, colleges and health institutes.[1]


  1. ^ "Saudi Arabia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 18 February 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2012.