Saudi Arabia
in Western Asia

Country Quickfacts
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - SAR
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 60 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
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Internet top level domain:
Country phone prefix:
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Map of Saudi or Saudi Arabian Unesco Heritage Sites

Click any of the markers above to learn more about the corresponding heritage site and learn more about Saudi Arabia in Asia. The list below is ordered by name. The oldest site is Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih). On the list since 2008. The youngest site is Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah. On the list since 2014.

Name Since
Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih)
The Archaeological Site of Al-Hijr (Madâin Sâlih) is the first World Heritage property to be inscribed in Saudi Arabia. Formerly known as Hegra it is the largest conserved site of the civilization o...
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
This property was the first capital of the Saudi Dynasty, in the heart of the Arabian Penisula, north-west of Riyadh. Founded in the 15th century, it bears witness to the Najdi architectural style, wh...
Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah
Historic Jeddah is situated on the eastern shore of the Red Sea. From the 7th century AD it was established as a major port for Indian Ocean trade routes, channelling goods to Mecca. It was also the g...