The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  1. 1. Assalamu Alaikum
  2. 2. Capital RiyadhReligion IslamOfficial language ArabicGovernment Unitary Islamic - absolute monarchyKing Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz EmblemEstablishment 23 September 1932(Kingdom founded)Area 2,250,000 km2 - 870,000 sq miPopulation 27,136,977(2010 estimate)Currency Saudi riyal (SR) (SAR)Weekend days Thursday - Friday Flag of Saudi Arabia
  3. 3. Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia is the largest Arab statein Western Asia byland area, and the second-largest in the Arab world, after Algeria.
  4. 4. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded by Abdul-Aziz bin Saud in 1932
  5. 5. The kingdom is sometimes called "The Land of the Two HolyAl-Masjid al-Haram - Makkah Mosques" in reference to Al-Masjid al-Haram (in Makkah), and Al- Masjid al-Nabawi (in Madinah), the two holiest places in Islam.Al-Masjid al-Nabawi - Madinah
  6. 6. Saudi Arabia has the worldssecond largest oil reserves and is the second largest oil exporter.
  7. 7. Dress Saudi Arabian dress follows the Islamic principle of modesty, especially. The predominantly loose and flowing, butcovering, garments aresuited to Saudi Arabias desert climate. Abaya
  8. 8. DressTraditionally, men usuallywear an ankle lengthgarment woven fromwool or cotton (known asa thawb), with a keffiyehor a ghutra worn on thehead.For rare chilly days, Saudimen wear a camel-haircloak (bisht) over the top. Saudi Mens traditional dress (Thawb – Ghutra)
  9. 9. Dress Womens clothes aredecorated with tribalmotifs, coins,sequins, metallicthread, andappliques. Womenare required to wearan abaya or modestclothing when inpublic. Saudi Womens traditional dress
  10. 10. Saudi traditional costumes Bisht
  11. 11. Saudi traditional costumes
  12. 12. Saudi traditional costumes
  13. 13. Hijab, Niqab, and Abaya are part ofthe of the modesty of the Muslimwoman as well as they are some of the Saudi traditional costumes Niqab Hijab
  14. 14. Dates (Tamr)Today, Saudi Arabia is the second largest producer of dates in the world.Saudi Arabian date fruit is well known for its deliciousness i.e.if the date is tasted once; a person will quickly become a date lover.
  15. 15. There are more than 300 types of dates in SaudiArabia with each having its own different taste and texture.
  16. 16. (Nakheel Farms) Palm Farms
  17. 17. (Souq Al Tumur) Dates Market
  18. 18. The Capital (Riyadh)
  19. 19. Al Masmak Castle
  20. 20. Al Faisaliah Tower
  21. 21. Al Mamlakah Tower (Kingdom Tower)
  22. 22. a Masjid (Mosque)
  23. 23. Another Masjid
  24. 24. King Fahad International Stadium
  25. 25. My City (Jeddah)
  26. 26. Jeddah Fountain
  27. 27. Al Nawras Circle
  28. 28. Al Mawjah Circle (the wave Circle)
  29. 29. The Earth Circle
  30. 30. a Masjid (Mosque)
  31. 31. Masjid
  32. 32. Another Masjid
  33. 33. Al Balad (Old Jeddah)
  34. 34. Al Balad
  35. 35. Makkah
  36. 36. Al-Masjid al-Haram (The Holy Mosque)
  37. 37. Makkah ClockTower
  38. 38. Makkah
  39. 39. Makkah
  40. 40. Madinah
  41. 41. Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (the Prophet’s Mosque)
  42. 42. Al-Masjid al-Nabawi
  43. 43. Al-Masjid al-Nabawi
  44. 44. Quba Mosque
  45. 45. Arabic Phrases English Phrases Arabic PhrasesHi! Salam!Good morning! Sabah el kheerGood evening! Masaa el kheerWelcome! (to greet someone) MarhabanHow are you? Kaifa haloka/ haloki ( female)
  46. 46. Arabic Phrases English Phrases Arabic PhrasesIm fine, thanks! Ana bekhair, shokran!And you? Wa ant? / Wa anti? (female)Good/ So-So Jayed/ aadee /Thank you (very much)! Shokran (jazeelan) (Youre welcome! (for "thank you") Al’afw
  47. 47. Important References• Wikipedia• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudi_Arabia• http://www.lomarthobe.com/shopping/• http://www.freewebs.com/ummhadiyah/jilbabsandabayas.htm• http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=40034• http://maluszeq.blogspot.com/2010/09/wear-hijab-day.html• http://arjanphoto.com/index.php?option=com_phocagallery&v iew=category&id=40&Itemid=93• http://www.palmwonders.com/content/about-dates/• http://www.linguanaut.com/english_arabic.htm
  48. 48. Done by:Sarah Abdullah 2012

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