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مشاهدة النسخة كاملة : Riyadh


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06-25-2014, 12:48 PM
Riyadh

Riyadh is the capital and largest city of the kingdom of Kingdom of {saudi arabia|Asian country|Asian nation}. it's also the capital of Ar Riyad Province and belongs to the historical region of Najd. it's settled in the centre of the Arabia on a large upland and is home to over 4,260,000[1] folks (around 200th of the nation's population).

Name
The name capital of Saudi Arabia comes from plural of the Arabic word rawdha, that means an area of gardens and trees. With several wadis (former water courses, currently dry) in the section, capital of Saudi Arabia has been, since antiquity, a fertile space set in the heartland of the Arabia.

History
In pre-Islamic times, the settlement at the site was referred to as Hajar. the site lies at the confluence of several wadis, chief among them gully Hanifah, and much underground water is accessible at the site. The settlement was traditionally celebrated for its dates and orchards. the fashionable name was first applied to only certain parts of the settlement where orchards predominated. bit by bit the name was used for the complete settlement.

By the end of the eighteenth century, capital of Saudi Arabia was a part of the first Saudi State, with the capital at Diriyah. once the destruction of Diriyah in 1818 by the Turks, the capital moved to capital of Saudi Arabia.

The city was taken in 1902 by Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud. He went on to determine the fashionable Kingdom of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with capital of Saudi Arabia the capital of the state. The diplomatic capital remained at Jidda till 1982. Recently the city has knowledgeable terribly high rates of population growth, that is indicated by the poor quality of development since the Nineteen Seventies. in the Sixties, its population was fifty,000. per most up-to-date sources, nowadays it's home to over 4.5 million inhabitants.

City districts
Once atiny low walled city, capital of Saudi Arabia has developed into a dynamic metropolis over the years. the first major thrust came during the oil boom of the Fifties, when older structures were destroyed to make method for commercial development. Today, it's one in all the fastest growing and most prosperous cities in the world.

The capital and largest city of the kingdom, capital of Saudi Arabia is split into 17 municipalities. every contributes in its own thanks to the colourful character of the city, that boasts a fairly distinctive history and colorful past. the city has fully grown both culturally and commercially over the years. beside the urban areas of Dhahran, Dammam, and Al-Khobar, capital of Saudi Arabia has become a center of attention for both travel and trade. On the northwestern outskirts of the city lay the ruins of the former Saudi capital of Diriyah.

In addition to being the middle of power, the city is additionally an advert hub. numerous instructional, financial, agricultural, cultural, technical, and social organizations have got wind of base here. the foremost striking aspect of capital of Saudi Arabia is its architecture, that is a spirited juxtaposition of the old and therefore the new - up to date high-rises tower over buildings exuding old world charm.

The bustling Olaya District is the heart and soul of this city. This commercial and territory offers accommodation, diversion, feeding and searching options. the kingdom Center, Al Faisalyah and Al-Tahlya Street ar the area's landmarks.


Noted structures
The capital of Saudi Arabia TV Tower is a one hundred seventyd seventy} metre high television tower with an observation deck at capital of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia. The capital of Saudi Arabia TV Tower was designed between 1978 and 1981
The Al Faisaliyah Center was the first skyscraper created in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and therefore the second tallest building in the country once the kingdom Center. The golden ball that lies atop the tower is claimed to be inspired by a Biro. within the ball is a restaurant; at ground level, a shopping mall with major world brands
Kingdom Centre: Current tallest building in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Al Rajhi Tower: Tallest building in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia when completed in 2009
King Khalid International landing field
King fahd sports stadium
Major areas embody Olaya, in downtown, Dabab, near the old landing field (King fahd Airbase) and Batha, the old downtown a part of the city

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06-28-2014, 07:12 PM
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