Monday, November 9, 2015

Lets know about Saudi Arabia !


Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA),[d] is an Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the second-largest state in the Arab world after Algeria. Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, QatarBahrain, and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast, and Yemen to the south. It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast, and most of its terrain consists of arid inhospitable desert or barren landforms.The area of modern-day Saudi Arabia formerly consisted of four distinct regions: HejazNajd, and parts of Eastern Arabia (Al-Ahsa) and Southern Arabia ('Asir).[10] The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud. He united the four regions into a single state through a series of conquests beginning in 1902 with the capture of Riyadh.

Atmosphere:The atmosphere in Saudi Arabia varies from place to place but the regular weather is hot and dry during summers but in winters the atmosphere becomes pleasant in the kingdom,places like Riyadh,Medina becomes quite cold during winters , well if you are thinking that ' Saudi Arabia is only a hot land' ? "you are wrong".Kingdom has a range of hill stations .

The traditional heritage of Saudi Arabia is varying from handicrafts to costumes to ethnic dishes. Folklore is a key element in the enchanting tourism experience of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Kingdom has a unique diversity in its traditional heritage, varying from one province to another, each describes the early social life of its locals. If you want to live the experience and truly indulge in it, then you need to visit the various local tourist sites spread all over the Kingdom.