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الرياض Ar Riyāḍ
|• Mayor||Abdul Aziz ibn 'Ayyaf Al Migrin|
|• Provincial Emir||Prince Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz|
|• Urban||1,000 km2 (400 sq mi)|
|• Metro||1,815 km2 (701 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,024/km2 (7,833/sq mi)|
Riyadh (Arabic: الرياض ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital 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.