Saudi Arabia facts and figures

Interesting facts and figures on Saudi Arabia with international airports, official language, religion, currency, time zone, mains voltage and other important information for holidays in Saudi Arabia.

Official language Arabic
Form of government Absolute Monarchy
Religion Islam (state religion)
Area 2,240,000 km²
Inhabitants 28.437.000
Population density 11.8 inhabitants per km²
Capital Riad
Population capital 4.622.000
Currency Saudi rial, 1 Saudi rial = 20 Qurush = 100 Halala
Currency code SR
Time zone UTC+3h, AST- Arabian Standard Time
Time zone summer time No daylight saving time
Telephone area code +966
Top-level domain .sa
Mains voltage 127V and 220V
International airport Riyadh (RUH), Mecca - King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)
Average age 26.0 years
Life expectancy 74.6 years
Infant Mortality 15.1 deaths per 1,000 births