Displaying a mostly modern city skyline containing 4,300 mosques and contemporary high-rise buildings, Riyadh is a major commercial hub housing numerous educational, financial, agricultural, cultural, technical and social organizations. Located at the ‘Dead Centre of the Kingdom’; Riyadh, serving as the administrative capital is also the largest city within Saudi Arabia. Situated on a large plateau, with a population around 7 million people, Riyadh is a business-only destination where most forms of entertainment are banned.
Served by the King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh is conveniently accessible through scheduled flights from most parts of the World. Connected through a railway network with Dammam, Jeddah, Mecca, Buraidah and Ha’il, Riyadh is also interconnected with other Saudi Arabian destinations by modern roads and a major highway system. A diverse city comprising of almost 40 percent foreigners, Riyadh is one of the most important cities of the Middle East Asia.