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Saudi Arabia



Basic Information:

Official Name: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Population: 29,994,272
Area: 2,149,690 km2
Capital City: Riyadh
Major Religion: Islam
Currency: Saudi Riyal (SAR)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +3
Current time: 07:54pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 966
Region: Asia
Language: Arabic
Useful Travel Phrases in: Arabic

Climate (Riyadh):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.sauditourism.gov.sa
Electricity: 127V
Electrical Socket:

Type A

Type B

Type C

Type G


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Holy city of Mecca
  • Red Sea
  • Habalah

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)