General information about Riyadh
CountryKingdom of Saudi Arabia
Region Ar Riyāḑ 10
Population4,205,961
Visitors4,632,000/year
Time ZoneAsia/Riyadh
Cost of living in Riyadh, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $156 $221
Food $130 $234
Transportation $43 $88
Communications and utilities $57 $50
Clothing $22 $84
Sports and leisure $48 $174
Accommodation in Riyadh, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$156
Shared room in city centre$220
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$257
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$374
Coordinates of Riyadh
Time ZoneAsia/Riyadh
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude24.687730000
Longitude46.721850000
Elevation (STRM3)612 m.

Popular places and attractions of Riyadh

Chuck E. Cheese's (تشكي تشيز) Chuck E. Cheese's (تشكي تشيز)
Chuck E. Cheese's (تشكي تشيز)
Arcade
9.4
Fiorenza La Piazza (فيورنزا لاپيازا) Fiorenza La Piazza (فيورنزا لاپيازا)
Fiorenza La Piazza (فيورنزا لاپيازا)
Plaza
9.4
Al Faisaliyah Tower (برج الفيصلية) Al Faisaliyah Tower (برج الفيصلية)
Al Faisaliyah Tower (برج الفيصلية)
Building
9.3
Rubeen Plaza (روبين بلازا) Rubeen Plaza (روبين بلازا)
Rubeen Plaza (روبين بلازا)
Plaza
9.3
King Abdullah's Palace (قصر الملك عبدالله) King Abdullah's Palace (قصر الملك عبدالله)
King Abdullah's Palace (قصر الملك عبدالله)
Palace
9.2
The Boulevard Riyadh (بوليفارد الرياض) The Boulevard Riyadh (بوليفارد الرياض)
The Boulevard Riyadh (بوليفارد الرياض)
Plaza
9.1

Parks, gardens and green spaces in Riyadh

Al Bujairi Square (ساحة البجيري) Al Bujairi Square (ساحة البجيري)
Al Bujairi Square (ساحة البجيري)
Park
9.3
Riyadh Hills Park (حديقة تلال الرياض) Riyadh Hills Park (حديقة تلال الرياض)
Riyadh Hills Park (حديقة تلال الرياض)
Park
9.2
Alahmadiah Farms (مزارع الأحمدية) Alahmadiah Farms (مزارع الأحمدية)
Alahmadiah Farms (مزارع الأحمدية)
Farm
9.2
King Abdullah Road Walk (ممشى طريق الملك عبدالله) King Abdullah Road Walk (ممشى طريق الملك عبدالله)
King Abdullah Road Walk (ممشى طريق الملك عبدالله)
Trail
9.2
Al Nada Garden (حديقة الندى) Al Nada Garden (حديقة الندى)
Al Nada Garden (حديقة الندى)
Garden
9.0
Hittin Garden (حديقة حي حطين) Hittin Garden (حديقة حي حطين)
Hittin Garden (حديقة حي حطين)
Garden
8.9

Cost of living and prices in Riyadh

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3.6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.4 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.9 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.8 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 4.2 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.1 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.6 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.4 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 42.7 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.5 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8.5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 12,801.1 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 66.3 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 24.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 14.9 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 40.2 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 47.9 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 67.2 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 65.3 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 374.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 257.7 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 669.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 473.3 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 26.8 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 31.6 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 996.6 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 595.3 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,716.8 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 3.2 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Riyadh

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C43413530313537424547474647
Average high°C40342721192226323841424232
Average temperature°C31262015141620253033343425
Average low°C2520151181115202527282819
Record low°C161271-1051117202222-1
FogDays01254321000018
ThunderstormsDays0001112210008
Average precipitationMm.01712156303010000111
Relative humidity%15254050504035302015151529
Relative humidity morning%21314660605247432919161837
Relative humidity evening%9132233322724191388818
Wind speedKm/h169912121414161619171714
Day LengthHours13121111111212131414141313
Dew point°C01231024300117
Growing degree-day°C6174823001551211573104506206837417415376
Solar radiation, globalMj/m223191512141719222528272621
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Location on map - Riyadh

Location on map - Riyadh

Riyadh - Closest airports

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