Flag of Emirate of Riyadh 1902 AD/CE to 1913 AD/CE

Capital: Riyadh

Continent: Asia

Official Languages: Arabic

Established: 1902 AD/CE

Disestablished: 1913 AD/CE


The Emirate of Riyadh. was the first iteration of the third Saudi state from 1902 to 1913. It was a monarchy led by the House of Saud. The state was formed after Saudi forces seized Riyadh from the control of the Emirate of Ha'il, led by the House of Rashid, during the Battle of Riyadh. It is a direct antecedent of the Emirate of Nejd and Hasa. Al-Hasa was conquered in 1913.