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CURRENCY CURRENCY EXCHANGE HOLY CITIES HEAD OF REGION

Saudi Riyal (SR) divided into:
100 Halalas: notes printed in:
1 (one) – 5 (five) – 10 (ten)
50 (fifty) – 100 (hundred)
500 (five hundred)
Riyal denominations.

Makkah and Madina

TIME ZONE:
GMT + 3

Prince Faisal Bin Bandar
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The center of the Arabian
Peninsula is on a large plateau.
Distance between Riyadh and
Jeddah: 853 km
Distance between Riyadh and
Dammam: 386 Km

Riyadh:
King Khaled International Airport

Jeddah:
King Abdulaziz Int. Airport

Dammam:
King Fahad International Airport

Madina:
Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz Airport

National Day Sept. 23
Ramadan: June 2017
Eid Al Fitr: July 2017
Eid Al Adha: Aug 2017
Arabic
English is the second official language
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2,815 sq km – largest urban
center in Riyadh province.

Country Code: +966

City codes:
Riyadh : 011
Jeddah and Makkah : 012
Dammam, Dhanran,
Khobar and Jubail : 013
Madinah and Yanbu : 014
Abha and Najran : 017

Work Week:
Sun – Thurs.

Government hours:  7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Embassy hours:         8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Banking hours:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Business hours:         8:00 am – 12:00 pm 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Shopping Hours:
10 am – 1 pm
4 pm – 11 pm

Weekend:
Friday – Saturday

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