Yasmin Saudi Arabia

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Students created a PowerPoint to share the information they learned about a Middle Eastern country of their choice. This is not teacher edited; additional instruction will be retaught for standard English conventions and age appropriate bibliography.

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Yasmin Saudi Arabia

  1. 1. By Yasmin-4D
  2. 2. Introduction Thecapital City ofSaudi Arabia is Riyadh. Saudi Arabia is on the Continent of Asia, it is the largest country in the Middle East. Themajor language spoken in Saudi Arabia is Arabic
  3. 3. The bodies of water beside Saudi Arabia are the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. The world's longest Stretch of sand is in Saudi Arabia it's called Rub’al khalhi it means Empty Quarter. Also one of eldest monuments in Saudi Arabia is Qasr Al Farid it’s a tomb near Mada’in Salih. Geography
  4. 4. Saudi Arabiahas been in existence forthousands ofyears. In1902 a leadernamed Ibn Saud took Controlofthe area andmade himself the rulerofthe Kingdom ofSaudi Arabia.
  5. 5. Culture In Saudi Arabia have two main religious holidays: The first is Eid ul-Adha, “Feast of the Sacrifice” A joyful celebration that can last for several days. The second holiday is Eid ul-Fitur, “ Feast of the Braking of the Fast. Which comes at the end of the month of Ramadan, when Muslims go with out eating, or fast from sunrise to sunset.
  6. 6. Economy Natural Resources : The third largest producer of oil in the world is Saudi Arabia it has very rich oil and some oil fields. The other resources are minerals such as gold, silver, lead, and copper are plentiful. Zinc, nickel pyrite (used to produce sulfuric acid),phosphate, and gypsum(used to make plaster) are also important.
  7. 7. Climate
  8. 8. Sources Saudi Arabia Faces and Places by Bob Temple, 2001 Welcome to Saudi Arabia by Bob Temple, 2008 A True Book Saudi Arabia by Wende Fazio 1999 Images: http://www.tour.tk/images/weather/riyadh-climate-chart.gif http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/49/Sunset_over_Saudi_Arab ia_onboard_Qatar_Airways.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/H7.JPG http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/Before_the_Hajj_is_com plete%2C_pilgrims_must_return_to_Mecca_to_perform_a_"farewell_tawaf"_arou nd_the_Kaaba.
  9. 9. Interesting Pictures

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