Fast Facts

-Location: Middle East
    -Dialling code: +966
    -Emergency numbers:

Police: 999
Fire: 998
Ambulance: 997
Airport Enquiry: 02 6855466
   

-Population: 1.4 million – this figure swells to over 5 million during the peak periods of Hajj
-Languages: Arabic
-Time zone: GMT +3
-Average January temperatures: 26.5 °C
-Average July temperatures: 27 °C
-Annual rainfall: Around 100mm to 150 mm per annum.