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Title: Al-Kharj  
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Al-Kharj (Arabic: الخرج‎) is a city in Al-Kharj Governorate in central Saudi Arabia. Al-Kharj is located at a distance of 77 km south of Riyadh. The city is located at around .

It is connected by rail to both Riyadh and Dammam.[1]

The city's main landmarks includes the historical water wells, and King Abdul Aziz Palace and Mosque.[2]

One of the main RSAF bases, Prince Sultan Air Base , is located in Al-Kharj, which is home for several fleets of F-15s. Al-Kharj was home to about 60,000 coalition forces during the 1991 Gulf War.


  1. ^ "Al-Kharj". Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Rashid Hassan (9 June 2014). "Al-Kharj expo promotes cultural values". Arab News. Retrieved 20 December 2014. 
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