Al Qadimah

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Al Qadimah
Al Qadimah is located in Saudi Arabia
Al Qadimah
Al Qadimah
Location in Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 22°21′N 39°09′E / 22.350°N 39.150°E / 22.350; 39.150Coordinates: 22°21′N 39°09′E / 22.350°N 39.150°E / 22.350; 39.150
Country  Saudi Arabia
Province Makkah Province
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EAT (UTC+3)

Al Qadimah (Arabic: القضيمة) is a village in Makkah Province, on the western coast of Saudi Arabia.[1]

It is 94 kilometers north of Jeddah. Along with Thual, it hosts the new economic city project, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Al Qadimah's coast faces several islands which belong to King Fahd's private properties.


  1. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. GeoNames database entry. (search) Accessed 13 May 2011.