Cities in Saudi Arabia

In Saudi Arabia, there are four cities inhabited by more than one million people, 21 cities inhabited by between one hundred thousand and one million people, and 44 cities inhabited by between one hundred thousand and ten thousand people. In this table, we mention the Saudi cities according to the most populous for the year 2018 AD:[1]

the city name






Hafar Al-Batin


The largest city in Saudi Arabia

The largest cities in Saudi Arabia are:[2]


Riyadh is considered the largest city in Saudi Arabia, and the commercial capital of the country as well. It has a population of 6,506,700 people. Riyadh belongs to the historical areas of Najd and Yamana, and its hot desert climate.


Jeddah is the largest city in the Makkah region, and the second largest city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is also the largest sea port in the Red Sea, with a population of 3,976,400 people. It is located in the Hejaz Tihama region on the Red Sea coast, and its climate is tropical. arid.


Makkah is located in a narrow valley 43.5 miles from Jeddah, and is 908 feet above sea level. It is the capital of the Makkah Al Mukarramah region in the Saudi Arabia region. It has a population of 1,919,900. During the Hajj season, Makkah is visited three times its population every year. general. Mecca is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad, may God bless him and grant him peace, and Mecca is the holiest city for Muslims.


Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah is the capital of Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah region in Saudi Arabia. It is second only to Makkah Al-Mukarramah as it is the holiest city according to the Islamic religion. It has great religious significance due to the presence of the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad, may God bless him and grant him peace. It is located 200 miles north of Mecca in the most fertile region of the Hejaz.


Taif is located in the western region of Saudi Arabia, and is famous for its agricultural products such as honey, pomegranate and grapes. The city consists of some gardens, sites and buildings that date back to before Islam.[3]

the reviewer

  1. ↑ “Population of Cities in Saudi Arabia (2018)”, worldpopulationreview, Retrieved 2018-1-19.
  2. ↑ Benjamin Elisha Sawe (2018-1-16), “Biggest Cities In Saudi Arabia”, worldatlas, Retrieved 2018-1-17. Edited.
  3. ↑ “Saudi Arabia Cities Map”, mapsofworld,12-28-2016, Retrieved 2018-1-17. Edited.

Cities in Saudi Arabia

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