||27.163.977 sq km|
|Density of population
(The most sacred place to Muslims, and their praying direction)
(Second most sacred place)
(Saudi capital of business, an important port, and a major gateway to pilgrims) .
(Capital of Eastern region, well-off oil, and an important port) .
(A military city, the location of Saudi Aramco`s headquarter which the largest oil company in the world .
(Capital of Northern region)
|Overview of Saudi Arabia
||Saudi Arabia is located in the South-west of Asia.|
Bounded by the red sea from the west. Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait from the North. Arabian Gulf, Bahrain, Qatar, and United Emirates from the East. Yemen and Oman from the South.
Summer : very hot
Winter : cold
||The constitution of Saudi Arabia is Quran and Sunnah, all legislative regulations have been derived from these two sources. The regime in Saudi Arabia is a monarchy system.|
||23rd, September. (1932 A.D)|
||Two crossed curved swords which symbolize strength and justice. A palm tree on the top symbolizes prosperity.|
||GMT + 3:00|
Saudi Arabia follows the Muslims Hijra calendar, which is the day when Prophet Mohammad (Peace be Upon him) migrated from Makkah to Al Madinah corresponding to 622 A.D . Hijra year has 12 months. However, it's ten or eleven days less than the calendar year.
In the hijra calendar, the month ranges between 29 to 30 days .
Saturday to Wednesday (Regarding to public sector).
7:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m
Morning: 8:00a.m to 12 p.m
Afternoon: 4:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m
Thursday: (morning shift only)
9:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m
Weekdays: 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m
Friday:4:00 p.m to 10 p.m
||Thursday - Friday|
Eid Al Fitter : 26th Ramadan to 5th Shawwal
3 Aug - 12 Aug
National Day : 23 Sep
Eid Al Adha : 7th Thi Alhijja to 15 Thi Alhijja
12 Oct- 20, Oct
|Measurements and weights
Weights: Ton – Kilogram
Measurements: Meter – kilometer – centimeter