Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a desert country and an Arab Islamic country located in the far south-west of the continent of Asia, where it is bordered to the west by the Red Sea, to the east by the Persian Gulf, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and to the north to Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, and to the south of Yemen and the Sultanate of Oman. It is considered the largest country in Western Asia with an area of more than 2 million km Square. It’s considered one of the largest Arab world with respect to land space.
The country has a population of 31.7 million people (2016), and the spoken language is Arabic.

Capital of  Saudi Arabia

Riyadh is the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The name of the city is derived from the Arabic plural form β€œRawda”, meaning gardens or meadows.
It was named with this name due to the natural fertility provided by its location.

The currency of Saudi Arabia

The Saudi riyal is the currency of Saudi Arabia. It is abbreviated asΒ  SAR (Saudi Arabian Riyal). It is subdivided into 100 halalas .

The Climate

The climate of Saudi Arabia is marked by high temperatures during the day and low temperatures at night. The country follows the pattern of the desert climate, with the exception of the southwest, which features a semi-arid climate. [1]

Tourism in Saudi Arabia

  • Al Masjid Al Haram
    Al Masjid Al Haram is located in the city of Mecca, and it is considered the greatest mosque in Islam, and the largest mosque in the world, and it includes many monuments of great religious standing, the most important of which is the Holy Kaaba, around which Muslims roam throughout the year .
  • Prophet’s Mosque
    The Prophet’s Mosque is located in Medina, which is the mosque whose foundations were laid by the Prophet Muhammad – may God bless him and grant him peace – in the year 622 AD, and it has undergone many expansion operations to become one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world.
  • Kingdom Center Tower
    Kingdom Center Tower is located in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and is one of its most prominent landmarks; It is distinguished by its high height, which is about 302 meters, to be the third tallest building in the country, and is characterized by its stunning and modern architecture, and this huge tower contains within it many residential suites and shops in the shopping center
  • Jeddah city
    One of the most important historical landmarks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the city of Jeddah, to distinguish it with its gates. Such as Bab Sharif, Bab Makkah, Bab Al Madina, and its neighborhoods; Like the Al-Mazloum neighborhood, the Al-Sham neighborhood, and the Al-Yaman neighborhood, which acquired their names from the geographical location or from the events that took place in them, and the city of Jeddah thrives with prominent markets such as: Al-Alawi Market and the Bedouin Market.
  • King Fahad’s fountain
    There is the King Fahd Fountain or the Jeddah Fountain in the Saudi city of Jeddah, and this fountain was established on the coast in front of the shores of the city of Jeddah about 30 years ago, and it pumps water to a high height of 312 meters, and it should be noted that it is easy to see from far places even at night ; This is because there are a large number of lights on it

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[1]  Wikipedia: Climate of Saudi Arabia