Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd

The Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd (Arabic: مملكة الحجاز ونجد, Mamlakat al-Ḥijāz wa-Najd), initially the Kingdom of Hejaz and Sultanate of Nejd (مملكة الحجاز وسلطنة نجد, Mamlakat al-Ḥijāz wa-Salṭanat Najd), was a dual monarchy ruled by Abdulaziz following the victory of the Saudi Sultanate of Nejd over the Hashemite Kingdom of the Hejaz in 1925. It was the fourth iteration of the Third Saudi State.

Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd
مملكة الحجاز ونجد
Mamlakat al-Ḥijāz wa-Najd
Coat of arms
Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd
StatusDual monarchy of the Hejaz and Nejd
Common languagesArabic
Sunni Islam (Wahhabism)
GovernmentIslamic absolute dual monarchy
Abdulaziz al Saud
Faisal (Hejaz)
Saud (Nejd)
Fahd (Ahsa)
Muhammad (Arar)
LegislatureConsultative Assembly
Historical eraInterwar period
19 December 1925
 Abdulaziz crowned King of Hejaz
8 January 1926
 Nejd decreed a kingdom
29 January 1927
 Saudi Arabia
established and
Annexation of Asir
23 September 1932
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kingdom of Hejaz
Sultanate of Nejd
Idrisid Emirate of Asir
Idrisid Emirate of Asir
Saudi Arabia
Today part of

In 1932, the two kingdoms were unified as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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