List of cities and towns in Saudi Arabia

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The following is a list of cities and towns in Saudi Arabia.

Alphabetical list of cities and towns[edit]

Map showing the major cities in Saudi Arabia.
City Population Comments
Abha 1,093,705 (2021) Capital and largest city of Asir
Ad-Dilam 40,938
Al-Abwa
Al Artaweeiyah
Al Bukayriyah 25,153
B
Badr 61,577
Baljurashi 65,223
Bisha 205,346 (2010)
Bareq 75,351 (2015)
Buraydah 669,000 (2020) Capital and largest city of Al Qasim Province
Al Bahah 366,000 (2018) Capital of Al Bahah Province
Buq a
D
Dammam 1,252,523 (2020) Main seaport on Arabian Gulf, capital of Eastern Province
Dhahran 240,742 (2021)
Dhurma
Dahaban +96,000
Diriyah Capital of the First Saudi State
Duba
Dumat Al-Jandal
Dawadmi
F
Farasan
G
Gatgat
Gerrha
Ghawiyah Village in Jizan Province
Al-Gwei'iyyah
H
Hautat Sudair Capital of Sudair
Habaala
Hajrah
Haql
Al-Hareeq 11,000
Harmah
Ha'il 936,465 (2021) Capital of Ha'il Province
Hotat Bani Tamim 36,000
Hofuf 858,395 (2021) Located in Eastern Province
Huraymila
Hafr Al-Batin 359,000 (2021) Largest city in the northeast of Saudi Arabia
J
Jabal Umm al Ru'us
Jalajil
Jeddah 4,697,000 (2021) Second largest city, main seaport on Red Sea
Jizan 319,119 (2021) Capital of Jizan Province
Jizan Economic City
Jubail 684,531 (2021) Home to the Middle East's largest and world's 4th largest petrochemical company.
Al Jafr +12,000 (1997)
K
Khafji 133,857 (2021) Is a town on the border between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Khaybar
King Abdullah Economic City * *Expected to house over 2 million residents once completed.
Khamis Mushait 667,000 (2018) It is one of the largest city in the Asir region.
Al-Saih
Knowledge Economic City, Medina
Khobar +455,541 (2005)
Al-Khutt
L
Layla 76,000 (2018)
Lihyan
Al Lith
M
Al Majma'ah 45,000+
Mastoorah
Al Mikhwah
Al-Mubarraz 837,000 (2020)
Al Mawain
Medina 1,488,782 (2020) Second holiest city of Islam, capital of Al Madinah Province
Mecca 2,042,000 (2020)

Holiest city of Islam, capital of Makkah Province

Muzahmiyya 100,000 20 miles west of Riyadh, known for its fancy large farms and resorts.
N
Najran 505,652 (2017) Capital of Najran Province
Al-Namas +47,783 (2005) Mainly containing the Shehri (Bani Shehr) and the Amri (Bani Amr) tribes
O
Umluj
Al-Omran +49,000 (1997) Including Al-Huta, Al-Rumailah, Northern & Southern Al-Omran, Ghomsi and other villages belonging to it
Al-Oyoon +33,000 (1997)
Q
Qadeimah
Qatif +474,573 (2005) Eastern Province
Qaisumah +20,887 (2005)
Al Qunfudhah 300,516 (2013)
Qurayyat 308,151 (2021) Is a city located in Al Jawf Province
R
Rabigh
Rafha Northern Border Province
Ar Rass 116,164 (2005) Largest city in Al-Qassim Province by area and third largest by population
Ras Tanura 153,933 (2018) Eastern Province
Ranyah 120,000 (2020) Mainly containing the Subay' tribes (Subaie)
Riyadh 7,676,654 (2018) Capital city, largest city, largest population, capital of Al Riyadh Province, capital of the Second Saudi State
Riyadh Al-Khabra 69,690 Historical city best known for trading and goods exchange
Rumailah +10,000 (2006) Small village in Al-Hasa
S
Sabt Al Alaya
Sarat Abidah
Saihat +70,000 (2005)
Safwa city
Sakakah 779,480 (2021) Capital and largest city of Al Jawf Province
Sharurah 150,000 (2020)
Shaqraa
Shaybah
As Sulayyil
T
Taif 695,000 (2021)
Tabuk 667,000 (2021) Capital of Tabuk Province
Tanomah 40,000
Tarout 77,757 (2010)
Tayma
Thadiq
Thuwal
Thuqbah
Turaif
Tabarjal
U
Udhailiyah
Al-'Ula
Um Al-Sahek
Unaizah 258,757 (2021) Second largest city in Al-Qassim Province (according to 2005 census)
Uqair
'Uyayna
Uyun AlJiwa 26,544
W
Wadi Al-Dawasir 106,152 (2010) Town in Najd
Al Wajh 50,000 (2013) Costal city in Tabuk Province
Y
Yanbu 298,000 (2016) Red Sea port in Al Madinah Province
Z
Az Zaimah Village in Makkah Province
Zulfi 125,000 (2017) City in Riyadh Province

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