Saudi Arabia

Visit Saudi Arabia

The best time to visit Saudi Arabia is during winter between the months of late October and early March. However, Asir Mountains, located in the south-western part of Saudi Arabia, are impregnable in winters due to excessive fog, and should be visited either before November or after February.
Public Transportation. The Saudi bus network provides affordable transport both within and between the Kingdom’s cities. Operated by the Saudi PublicTransport Company (SAPTCO), the fleet consists of over 2,000 buses.
Saudi–Arabia. With the exception of the province of Asir on the western coast, Saudi Arabia has a desert climate characterized by extreme heat during the day, an abrupt drop in temperature at night, and very low annual rainfall. … The average summer temperature is about 45° C, but readings of up to 54° C are not unusual.
Saudi Arabia is a desert country encompassing most of the Arabian Peninsula, with Red Sea and Persian (Arabian) Gulf coastlines. Known as the birthplace of Islam, it’s home to the religion’s 2 most sacred mosques: Masjid al-Haram, in Mecca, destination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, and Medina’s Masjid an-Nabawi, burial site of the prophet Muhammad. Riyadh, the capital, is a skyscraper-filled metropolis. King: Salman of Saudi Arabia Trending Capital: Riyadh Population: 17.94 million
In Saudi Arabia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C and G. The standard voltage is 110 / 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
Official language Arabic
Saudi riyal
The Saudi riyal; is the currency of Saudi Arabia. It is abbreviated as ر.س or SR. It is subdivided into 100 halalas.
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Symbol: ﷼‎, SR, ر.س
Central bank: Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
Subunit: halalah
Banknotes: 10 riyals, 1 riyal, 5 riyals, 50 riyals, 500 riyals, 100 riyals
Coins: 25 halalas, 100 halalas, 10 halalas, 5 halalas, 50 halalas.