Central Arabia

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointRiyadh Region High Point (1503 m/4931 ft)
CountriesSaudi Arabia (83%), Iraq (9%), Oman (4%), Yemen (3%), Kuwait (1%), Qatar (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,821,936 sq km / 703,450 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,115 km / 1,314 mi North-South
2,704 km / 1,680 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long24° 59' N; 46° 18' E
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Map of Central Arabia
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central Arabia.
Arabian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         HejazLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central ArabiaLevel 3
         Yemen HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southeast ArabiaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Arabia

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Riyadh Region High Point15034931 
2.Jabal ad Dukhan134440 
3.Al Galail103338 
4.Qurayn Abu al Bawl88289 
5.Jebel Sakhir66217 
6.Riffa Hill64210 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Central Arabia

Kuwait High Point
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Highest point in Kuwait (2018-11-08). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Jabal ad Dukhan
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Looking down the NW ridge from below the summit of Jebel al Dukhan, almost all of Bahrain beneath our feet. Temperature: 115F/46C (2013-08-12). Photo by James Barlow.
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Al Galail
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Summit photo Al Galail (2011-10-02). Photo by Lars Holme.
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