Main Cities

​​Makkah and Madinah:

Islam’s Two Holiest Cities, are located in Saudi Arabia. ​

​Makkah:

Is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad - peace be upon him - and the focal point of Annual Hajj, the Islamic Pilgrimage in which almost two million Muslims from all parts of the world participate every year. 

Madinah:

Is the city where The Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him - ​ emigrated, and lived.

Riyadh:

Located in the central province, is the capital city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the high-tech center of modern Saudi Arabia, and houses the headquarters of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). 

Jeddah:

Located along the Eastern Coast of the Red Sea, is the commercial capital of Saudi Arabia, and serves as an entrance to the rest of the peninsula. Jeddah’s ports hence become the main thoroughfares for trade. 

Jubail and Yanbu:

The twin cities of Jubail and Yanbu are a symbol of the government’s vision of Saudi Arabia’s future development.

Jubail:

Lies on the Arabian Gulf in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom. It is located 80 kilometers north of Dammam, and is an ancient center, and caravan junction famous for pearling. It has the world’s largest petrochemical complex.

Yanbu:

Is located on the East Coast of the Red Sea about 350 kilometers north-west of Jeddah. It houses the Directorate General of the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu. It is a typical industrial fortress and a work of art in architectural engineering.

Al-Dammam:

Al-Dammam​ is very important port city located on the East Coast of ​Saudi Arabia, Dammam Port is the largest Port on the Arab GulfKing Fahd International Airport is located northwest of the city. ​​​​
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