SAUDI ARABIA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


MINTAQAHcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1999e1999e1985e1955193419301925?1920?codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SS/totalSS/SaudiBBDVHBAGHGAGFIPSISO
Al-BâhahAl-Bâhah150006000459,2418,6BASA0211WBaha
Al-Hudûd ash-Shamâlîyah`Ar'ar12000043000237,1210,9HSSA158NNorthern Frontier, Northern Bord
Al-JawfSkaka (Sakâkah)13900054000332,4276,2JFSA0312NAl-Jouf, Jowf
Al-Madînah al-MunawwarahMedina173000670001310,41008,4MDSA053WMedina, Al Madinah, Madinah Monwarah
Al-QasîmBuraidah6500025000933,1760,4QSSA085CQaseem
Al QurayyatQurayatQUSA0913CQurayyat
Ar-RiyâdRiyâdh4120001590004485,03080,3RISA101CRiyadh
Ash-SharqîyahDammâm7100002740002886,72179,7SHSA064EEastern, Eastern Province
Hâ'ilHâ'il12500048000495,8430,0HASA136C
JîzânJîzân1700060001071,5968,5JZSA179SJazan
MakkahMakkah164000630005193,13380,2MKSA142WMakka
NajrânNajrân11900046000367,7308,2NJSA1610S
TabûkTabûk10800042000560,2479,2TBSA197NTabouk
`AsîrAbha81000310001563,01372,1ASSA1114SAseer, Assyear
TOTAL:Riyâdh224800086400019895,214872,8
former division:
Al-Gharbîyah3043,2Western
Al-Janûbîyah625,0Southern
Ash-Shamâlîyah679,5Northern
Ash-Sharqîyah3030,8Eastern
Al-Wûstâ3632,1Central
TOTAL:Riyâdh11010,5
former division:
AsirAbha5000900,0750,0750,0200,0750,0Southern
HigiazMakkah4700001250,01500,02000,0900,0850,0Western, Hejaz
NajdRiyâdh12000001600,03000,03000,01100,0Central, Nejd
Al HasaDammân2250,0Eastern
NajrânNajrânNorthern
TOTAL:Riyâdh16750006000,05250,05750,02200,01600,0

Particulars:
Source "SS" = "Statistical yearbook / Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", issue 35 (1999).
There are no reliable figures prior to 1950. In all sources used there are only rough estimates that differ too much from each other.
File created on 2001-08-22; revised and last modified on 2003-12-01 by Jan Lahmeyer

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