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Najd (Nejd) is a region in central Saudi Arabia and the location of the nation's capital, Riyadh. Nejd is a plateau ranging from 762 - 1,525m in height. The eastern section is marked by oasis settlements, elsewhere the region is sparsely occupied by nomadic Bedouins.

The region was conquered by the Wahhabi forces of Abdul Aziz ibn Abdul Rahman ibn Saud, from the Ottoman Empire, during the period of 1899-1912. In 1932, Nejd became a province of ibn Saud's newly formed Saudi Arabia.

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