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Saudi Arabia

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Fast Facts
Saudi Arabia
Background Knowledge
Current Events

The first evidence of humans in the Arabian Peninsula is back to 15,000 to 20,000 years ago.
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"Saudi troops’ physical fitness said to suffer in drive for technology."
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"History of Saudi Arabia." Saudi Embassy. Information Office of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC, 10 Febuary 2014. Web. 10 Feb 2014. <http://www.saudiembassy.net/about/country-information/history.asp&xgt;.

• Greenmaven, Jack. "Religion of Saudi Arabia."Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 07 Jan 2014. Web. 10 Feb 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Saudi_Arabia>.

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•, . "Arabic Language." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 09 Feb 2014. Web. 10 Feb 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabic_language>.

• "1 Mexico Peso equals 0.28 Saudi yiyals." Google. Google. Web. 10 Feb 2014. <https://www.google.com.mx/search?q=saudi arabia Currency&espv=210&es_sm=91&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=HRTwUtfwMNXmoASO1IDADg&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAA&biw=970&bih=636&dpr=2#q=mexican pesos to saudi

PRESS, ASSOCIATED. "Saudi Arabia: Decree Lays Out Penalties for Fighting Abroad." NYTimes. N.p., 3 Feb 2014. Web. 11 Feb 2014. <http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/04/world/middleeast/saudi-arabia-decree-lays-out-penalties-for-fighting-abroad.html?_r=0>.
Masjid al-Qiblatain

Masjid al-Qiblatain meaning praying direction, qiblatain being plural praying directions. This is the 2 praying direction masjid which gained its name because earlier Muslims used to pray in the direction of Jerusalum later it was changed towards Mecca. You should go there because it has a lot of history behind it.

Men wore kiffiyeh's, and women wore hijab
Green Dome:
The Green dome is a green-coloured dome built above the tomb of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and early Muslim leaders, Abu Bakr and Umar. The dome is located in the south-east corner of Al-Masjid al-Nabawi in Medina. Everyone should go because it was a very important place for the early muslims.

The Green Dome Mosque
Masjid al-Qiblatain Top Vew

Location of Saudi Arabia

Relative and Absolute Location
The alliance of Saudi Arabia and the U.S. ended in 9 11 when terrorists (15 out of 19 from Saudi Arabia) attacked the twin towers. So people generally saw them as Saudis.
Absolute Location: Riyadh (capital city) - 24° N, 46°E
Relative location: Iraq, Jordan, Yemen, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE and the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Aqaba

Mada'in Saleh Daytime
The typical arabian food is yogort, chicken, meat, rice, vegetables, and a type of tortilla.
Flag of Saudi Arabia
The green of the flag represents Islam and the sword stands for the House of Saud, the founding dynasty of the country, or the military strength and prowess of Saudi Arabia.
Arabians dress with long robes and a kiffiyeh's for men and hijad's for woman in and they wore this on their heads.
Flag Of Saudi Arabia up.
The official language is Arabic Language
53.3% of the people in Saudi Arabia do sports as their hobbies.
Many Saudi men have been encouraged to join the fight in Syria by influential Saudi clerics.
Capital City: Riyadh

The King Fahd Road with over 5,000 million visitors.
Beautiful sunset in Riyadh
Saudi Arabia's agriculture

Islam religion in Kaaba.
Christian People
1 saudi yiyal = 3.54 mexican pesos
Saudi Arabia's industries are: Crude petroleum production, petroleum refining, basic petrochemicals, ammonia, industrial gases, sodium hydroxide, cement, fertilizer, plastics, metals, commercial ship repair, commercial aircraft repair, constructions.
I saudy Riyal
Hinduism people.
Saudi Riyal
1 US dollar = 3.75 Saudi Riyal
1 Saudi Riyal = 3.54 MXN pesos
Saudi Arabia has a
desert climate.
Popular foods
-Camel racing

Saudi Arabia Footall
Saudi Arabia vs. Qatar
Example of camel racing
Crude petroleum production
sodium hydroxide
Imports: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, motor vehicles, textiles
Madal’in saleh
Is an cultural ancient temple located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. You should go there because it is an archaeological building with many pre-historic stories for everyone to.

Twin Towers being attackes

BEST TO GO: The best time to go is between November to February because until October, the average temperature is until 40°C and has high humidity.

Sunset in the desert
Saudi Arabia experiences extreme heat during the day and the temperature drops during the night.
Snow in Tabuk Saudi Arabia
Tabuk Saudi Arabia
Light clothes are worn in summer and warmer clothes are needed in winter.
People wearing light clothes in the summer
People wear wully thing in the winter
The Royal Court says that any citizen from Saudi Arabia that joins or aids terrorist groups would go five to 30 years to jail.
"History of the Jews in the Arabian Peninsula." Wikepedia. N.p.. Web. 11 Feb 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_the_Arabian_Peninsula>.

"Independence Day of Saudi Arabia." 123 Independence Day. N.p.. Web. 11 Feb 2014. <http://www.123independenceday.com/saudi-arabia/>.
Arabian Peninsula
Every september 23rd Saudis celebrate because of the separation of the two kingdoms in 1930.
The Celebration
"Abdullah, King of Saudi Arabia." NY Times. N.p.. Web. 11 Feb 2014. <http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/a/abdullah_bin_abdul_aziz_alsaud/>.
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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