Saudi Arabia: Polity Style: 1927-2016

29 Jan 1927 royal decree of 29 Jan 1927 constituting the Sultanate of Nejd and Dependencies (Salṭanat Najd wa Mulḥaqātahu or al-Salṭana al-Najdiyya wa mulḥaqātah) a kingdom and proclaiming the royal style as Malik al-Ḥijāz wa Najd wa Mulḥaqātahu (King of the Hejaz and Nejd and Dependencies)
29 Jan 1927 - 22 Sep 1932 al-Mamlaka al-Ḥijāziyya wa al-Najdiyya wa Mulḥaqātahu [1]
22 Sep 1932 royal decree No. 2716 of 18 Sep 1932 on renaming the Kingdom of the Hejaz and Nejd and Dependencies to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia becomes effective 22 Sep 1932 in accordance with Art. 8 of the decree
22 Sep 1932 - al-Mamlaka al-‘Arabiyya al-Sa‘ūdiyya

[1] Also in official use: Mamlakat al-Ḥijāz wa Najd wa Mulḥaqātahu
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