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Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of Islam and home to Islam's two holiest shrines in Mecca and Medina. The modern Saudi state was founded in 1932 by ABD AL-AZIZ bin Abd al-Rahman AL SAUD (Ibn Saud) after a 30-year campaign to unify most of the Arabian Peninsula.

The country remains a leading producer of oil and natural gas and held about 16% of the world's proven oil reserves as of 2015.

  • National Museum of Saudi Arabia;
  • Jamaraat Bridge;
  • Mada’in Salih;
  • King's Fountain;
  • Dumat al-Jandal;
  • Al-Turaif District
  • Private Jets, Helicopters and Airliners
  • Finest Onboard Catering
  • Ground Transport and Yachts
  • Luxury Villa & House Rentals
  • Local Guide & 24/7 Assistance
  • Customized Global Services
  • The State's Capital
  • Time Zone
    UTC +3
  • Telephone Code
  • Total Area
    2 149 690 Km2
  • Population
    35 939 806 (2023 est.)
  • Main Languages
  • Currency
    Saudi riyals (SAR)
  • GDP Per Capita
    USD 44300
  • Airports
  • Heliports

    Dry desert with great temperature extremes

    Arab 90%, Afro-Asian 10%

    Do not point at people, better to keep hands flattened and gesture instead.

    Kabsa — water used to cook meat or fish is re-used to cook rice to impart flavor; the dish can be made with chicken, lamb, camel meat, fish, or shrimp; the meat or fish is usually placed on top of the rice and served on a large platter

    High-income, oil-based Middle Eastern economy; OPEC leader; diversifying portfolio; declining per-capita incomes; young labor force; key human capital gaps; heavy bureaucracy and increasing corruption; substantial poverty; low innovation economy

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