The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula, bordered by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba to the west and the Arabian Gulf to the east. Its neighboring countries include Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Bahrain, and are connected to Saudi territory by paved roads. The Kingdom has a population of 34.413 million (2019) and its capital is Riyadh. The kingdom's economy is oil-based; 90 percent of export earnings come from the oil industry; the kingdom is the world's largest oil producer and exporter.




Biggest cities in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh
Riyadh
Pop. 7.7 million
Jeddah
Jeddah
Pop. 4.0 million
Medina
Medina
Pop. 1.2 million
Dammam
Dammam
Pop. 1.0 million
Mecca
Mecca
Pop. 2.0 million

Things to do in Riyadh

Center Point
Shopping and architecture
Masmak Fortress
Palace, history, and museum
National Museum of Saudi Arabia
Former palace with cultural exhibits

Things to do in jeddah

King Fahd’s Fountain
Spotlighted fountain in the Red Sea
Kingdom Tower
Modern architecture and architecture
فقيه أكواريوم
Aquarium with dolphin shows & auditorium

Things to do in Dammam

King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture
Architecture
Murjan Island
Manmade island for picnics & ferries
Dolphin Village Dammam
Amusement park with dolphin shows

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