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الرياض Ar Riyāḍ
Central Riyadh, with the Kingdom Centre tower visible
|Location of Riyadh|
|• Urban||1,000 km2 (400 sq mi)|
|• Metro||1,815 km2 (701 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,024/km2 (7,833/sq mi)|
|Riyadh Development Authority estimate|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
|• Summer (DST)||EAT (UTC+3)|
|Postal Code||(5 digits)|
Riyadh (Arabic: الرياض ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital city and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is in Ar Riyad Province in the Najd region. It is in the center of the Arabian peninsula on a large plateau and it has 4,260,000 people (about 20% of all the nation's people). Riyadh is also a very modern city with tall skyscrapers.
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