Meaning of NEJD in English


or Najd

Region of central Saudi Arabia.

Comprising a rocky plateau sloping eastward from the mountains of the Hejaz , it is sparsely settled, except for a few fertile oases. In the mid-18th century it became the centre of the Mecca . Nejd was captured by {{link=Ibn Saud">Ibn Saūd с 1905. It was united with the Hejaz and became the independent kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1932.

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