It is separated from Israel and Egypt by the Gulf of Aqaba.
It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast and most of its terrain consists of arid desert and mountains.
Saudi Arabia has a hot desert climate with high humidity on the coastal fringes.
We understand that there is a lot of information that you would like to know, before you consider a position in Saudi Arabia. We love questions (and spend a large part of our day answering them).Saudi Arabia is sometimes called "the Land of the Two Holy Mosques" in reference to Al-Masjid al-Haram (in Mecca) and Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (in Medina), the two holiest places in Islam.The state has a total population of 28.7 million, of which 20 million are Saudi nationals and 8 million are foreigners.There are organized trips to historical sites, sports competitions, and other recreational activities.
Dinner parties, desert parties, and beach parties are common.
They also identify with the contemporary state and its national culture; the country's name links the ruling dynasty, Al Saud, with the state's cultural and geographic setting.
Identities connected to the traditional ways of life of the Bedouin and of oasis-dwelling farmers, fishers, craftspeople and artisans, and merchants, caravaneers, and long-distance traders remain in force even as economic changes have transformed or ended those ways of life.
This is a society in which you will see your cereal box in the supermarket covered over with a sticker or a thick black marker pen to obscure the naked arms and legs of the model advertising the slimming effects of said cereal.
Any picture in which more than a woman’s head, feet and hands are visible will be considered just too much!
Rainfall is adequate for the nomadic herding of sheep, goats, and camels and for the sustenance of nondomesticated desert fauna, but crop production is dependent on irrigation from underground aquifers.