History of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a rich culture shaped by the diversity of its people, which has formed the basis of the cultural identity of the Kingdom.
With approximately 30 million inhabitants, the Kingdom has 13 regions all united by the Arabic language, but each with a unique dialect, traditions, heritage, and culinary identity.
The Kingdom has three official yearly holidays; two Islamic holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, and Saudi National Day, which is celebrated on September 23rd.
The people of Saudi Arabia embrace many social values influenced by the Kingdom’s ancient customs and traditions, including generosity, courage, hospitality, and maintaining strong family relationships, as well as values that reflect the society’s culture and Islamic values.