Search within this web site:

 
you are here ::

Population, Principal Cities

Ad Dammam, oil center, Yanbu, holy city, Red Sea

The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. Other important cities include Jiddah, a port city on the Red Sea; Mecca, one of the great Muslim pilgrimage centers; Medina, a holy city and cultural center of Islam; and Ad Dammam, an oil center on the Persian Gulf. In the 1980s two large new industrial centers, Al Jubayl, on the Persian Gulf, and Yanbu‘ al Ba?r, on the Red Sea, were built at an estimated cost of more than $45 billion.



Article key phrases:

Ad Dammam, oil center, Yanbu, holy city, Red Sea, Mecca, Persian Gulf, capital of Saudi Arabia, port city, estimated cost, Medina, important cities, Riyadh

 
 

Search within this web site: