Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is an oil-rich nation in the Middle East. It has a total land area of 2,250,00 square kilometers with a hot desert climate. It is considered as a major tourism destination in the Middle East mainly for religious pilgrimages.

Madain Saleh, Saudi Arabia
Madain Saleh, Saudi Arabia | Photo by Sammy Six under creative commons

Key Facts About Saudi Arabia

Location Located in Southwest Asia in the Arabian Peninsula
CapitalRiyadh
CurrencySaudi Riyal
Currency Conversion1SAR = 0.27USD
ClimateDesert climate characterized by extreme heat during the day, an abrupt drop in temperature at night
Population33 million (2019 est.)
ReligionIslam
LanguageArabic is the National Language

Top Tourist Attractions in Saudi Arabia

  • Masjid Al Haram, Mecca,
  • Masjid Al Nabawi, Medina
  • Royal Saudi Air Force Museum
  • Kingdom Tower
  • Madain Saleh
  • Masjid al-Qiblatain
  • Dumat al Jundal
  • Al-Ula
  • Jabal al-Lawz
  • Jamarat Bridge
  • Jannat al-Baqi
  • The Jawatha Mosque

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