SEPTEMBER 23: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on their National Day.
Name: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Region: Western Asia
Currency: Saudi Riyal (SAR)
Official language: Arabic
Surface area: 2149690
Population: 24735,000
Capital city: Riyadh
UN Membership date: October 24, 1945
Tourism: UNESCO proclaimed Mada'in Saleh as a site of patrimony, becoming Saudi Arabia's first World Heritage Site.

map of Arabia
Map of Saudi Arabia

flag of Saudi Arabia
Flag of Saudi Arabia

coat of arms of Saudi Arabia
Coat of Arms of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh skyline
Riyadh, Capital of Saudi Arabia

Kingdom tower
Kingdom tower at night, Riyadh

Riyadh bridge
Riyadh Bridge

Saudi desert
Saudi desert

Masmak castle
Masmak castle, Riyadh

Saud medical complex
Saud Medical Complex

King Fahd international stadium
King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh

Kingdom centre
Kingdom centre

Prophet Mosque, Medina
Prophet Mosque, Medina

Mecca street
Umm Al Qura Street, Mecca

Medina road, Jeddah
Medina Road, Jeddah

King Fahd's fountain in Jeddah
King Fahd's Fountain in Jeddah

Kau stadium
Kau Stadium, Jeddah

Thamudi World heritage site
Thamudi, World Heritage Site

Madina Harem at evening
Madina Harem at evening

Masjid al harem, Mecca
Masjid al Harem, Mecca

Masjid al Haram
Masjid al Haram

Kaba in 1880
Historical picture of Kaaba taken in 1880 (wiki)

mountain gazelle
Mountain Gazelle

nile valley sun bird
Nile valley sunbird

sand cat
Sand Cat

Arabian Oryx

Hamadryas baboon
Hamadryas baboons

common myna
Common Myna

Arabian babbler
Arabian Babbler

images courtesy: Anuskafm, haitham alfalah, Ameen Mohammad, BroadArrow, Jan Tielens, Ammar shaker, Martin Bayer, Bassem18, J.M.Garg and wikipedia.

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