Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia lies in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. It has an estimated population of about 27 million, with about 8.8 million registered as foreign expatriates. In area, Saudi Arabia is the largest state in the Gulf region.
Saudi Arabia offers many activities to its visitors. You can drive through astonishing dessert and mountain landscapes, dive and snorkel in beautiful coral reefs in the crystalline waters of the red sea beaches or play golf on one of the many golf courses throughout the country.
It’s a startling fact that a 66% majority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) 18.5 million-strong population is made up of young people below the age of 30. This being the case, improving the quality of Saudi education is vital to equip these young people with the right skills for employment.
The city of Riyadh
Riyadh, the country’s capital and largest city, is home to more than 5 million inhabitants. It is located in the center of the country, with easy access to the desert and the eastern coastline. The expat scene in Riyadh is international and vibrant. Wherever you live, you can easily get in touch with expats from different parts of the world.
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A shopper’s paradise
You can choose between modern air-conditioned malls, small corner shops and traditional souks. During weekdays -from Sunday till Thursday – most shops are open from 10 am to 11pm, while on the weekend (Friday/Saturday), shops open later.
Saudi Arabia offers so much variety in dining, including traditional Arabic food, Lebanese and Syrian delicacies, Indian and South-East Asian specialities and also all your favourites from the West.
Saudi Arabia offers excellent health and educational facilities which guarantees a secure living environment for you and your family.