Al-'Uyayna is a village in central Saudi Arabia
Map of Saudi Arabia with Riyadh highlighted
|• Governor||Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud|
|• Total||404,240 km2 (156,080 sq mi)|
|Population (2010 census)|
|• Density||17/km2 (43/sq mi)|
The Riyadh Region (Arabic: منطقة الرياض Manṭiqat ar-Riyāḍ) is a region (mintaqah) of Saudi Arabia, also called Al-Wosta, located in the center of the country. It has an area of 404,240 km² and a population of 6,777,146 (2010), making it the second largest province in terms of both area (behind the Eastern Region) and population (behind Makkah Region). Its capital is the city of Riyadh, which is also the national capital. More than 75% of the population of the province resides within Riyadh. According to the 2004 census, 1,728,840 of the province's population is non-Saudi (approximately 31%), with 1,444,500 of those living within the provincial capital, Riyadh.
- Al Majma'ah
- Hotat Bani Tamim
- Wadi ad-Dawasir
- Zulfy City
- The sub-governorate (markaz) of Marat, which is tied directly to the Municipality of Riyadh.
Modern history of Riyadh Province and Saudi Arabia
|First Saudi State||1744||1818||74 years|
|Khedewian Invasion||1818||1824||6 years|
|Second Saudi State "first period"||1824||1838||14 years|
|Khedewian Invasion "secondly"||1838||1843||5 years|
|Second Saudi State "second period"||1843||1865||22 years|
|Civil War||1865||1887||22 years|
|(Conquests of Abdul Aziz Al-Saud "he began to Riyadh") Third Saudi State||1902||1932||30 years|
|(End of Conquests) "Kingdom of Saudi Arabia"||1932||....||...|
List of governors
|Muhammad bin Saad bin Zaid||1929-1936|
|Prince Nasser bin Abdulaziz||1937 - 28 May 1947|
|Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz||29 May 1947 – 19 Dec 1952|
|Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz On behalf of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz||3 March – 19 Dec 1952|
|Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz||20 Dec 1952 – 18 April 1955|
|Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz On behalf of Prince Nayef||16 March 1954 - 18 April 1955|
|Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz||18 April 1955 – 22 Sept 1960|
|Prince Turki bin Abdul-Aziz On behalf of Prince Salman||10 - 21 Oct 1957 – 1957; 31 Oct 1960|
|Prince Fawaz bin Abdulaziz||11 Sept 1961 – 20 Jan 1963|
|Prince Prince Badr bin Saud bin Abdulaziz||20 Jan - 5 Feb 1963|
|Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz||5 Feb 1963 - 5 Nov 2011|
|Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz||5 Nov 2011-12 Feb 2013|
|Prince Khalid bin Bandar Al Saud||14 February 2013 - 14 May 2014|
|Prince Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud||14 May 2014 - 29 January 2015|
|Prince Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud||29 January 2015 – present|
- "Riyadh Princes". Riyadh.gov.sa. Retrieved 2012-03-27.
- Official website (in Arabic)
- "Official website". (in English)
- "Riyadh Province". Splendid Arabia. Travel.
- Central Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI), official Saudi census figures from 2004:
- "Distribution of Population in the Kingdom's Administrative Regions by Gender and Nationality (Saudis, Non-Saudis)". Archived from the original on Jan 3, 2008.
- "Distribution of Population in the Governorates of the Kingdom by Sex and Nationality (Saudis, Non-Saudis)". (CDSI). Archived from the original on Jan 3, 2008.