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Officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it was established as a kingdom in the year 1932 A.D. It is located in the central and eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula, and its capital is the city of Riyadh. Its population, according to 2016 statistics, is 31,742,308 people, and its official language is Arabic.
Tourism in Saudi Arabia
Tourism in Saudi Arabia varies between religious, historical, recreational, marketing and medical tourism, as it is considered one of the Arab tourist countries for the following reasons:
- It contains a large number of attractions, historical, archaeological and recreational.
- Included are the most important religious monuments that Muslims visit.
- It provides an infrastructure capable of receiving tourists from hotels, transportation and restaurants.
- The stability of political security there.
Tourist cities in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah is located to the west of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, along the longitude of 39.7 east of the Greenwich Line, and on a latitude of 29.21 north of the equator, and its land area is 5,460 km2, and it is divided administratively into fourteen municipalities, and it follows the province of Makkah Al-Mukarramah, and it has twinning with several cities such as Istanbul , Makati, Casablanca, Alexandria, Oran, and Cairo, and includes a large number of tourist attractions as follows:
- The wall of Jeddah and its historical gates built during the days of the rule of Hussein Al-Kurdi, one of the Mamluk princes with the aim of repelling the attacks of the Portuguese occuAl Bahahn. The fence includes two main doors: a door from the sea side, and a door from the direction of Makkah Al-Mukarramah. Moroccans, font, city, and new.
- Othman Bin Affan Mosque, also known as the Ebony Mosque.
- The lanes are like the One Million Childrens Lane located in the south side of the city, and the Al-Mazlum neighborhood, which was named after that, is Mr. Abdul Karim Al-Barzanji.
- The role as Dar Radwan, and Dar Al Nassif.
It is located in the west side of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on a longitude of 39.81667 degrees east of the Greenwich Line, and on a latitude of 21.41667 degrees north of the equator, and its land area is 850 km², and it rises above sea level 277 m, and includes a large number of tourist attractions as follows:
- The Kaaba is distinguished as one of the holiest religious places in the world.
- The Grand Mosque, which is considered one of the greatest mosques in the city.
- Laurel, Hira cave, and ox cave.
- Aisha Bint Abi Bakr Mosque, known as Al-Taneem Mosque.
- The House towers located opposite the Kaaba and the Grand Mosque.
- Markets such as the hospitality market, and the Al Otaiba market.
- Gardens like the Arabian Peninsula, and Badr.