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King Faisal Building Riyadh - Middle East

King Faisal Building Riyadh

Riyadh City

Riyadh, is the capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is a modern city in the world with beautiful highways. The city is 1600 square kilometers in area .

The name Riyadh is derived from the Arabic word meaning a place of gardens and trees ("rawdah"). With many wadis (a former water course, now dry) in the vicinity, Riyadh has been since antiquity a fertile area set in the heartland of the Arabian peninsula.

Riyadh: Important Features
Diplomatic Quarter
Foreign Ministry Complex
King Fahd International Stadium
King Khalid International Airport
Qasr-Al-Hukm Area Development Project
Riyadh Zoo

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  • Written Apr 25, 2003
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