The Middle Eastern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a Western Asia country situated in the majority of the Arabian Peninsula. Being the second-largest country in the Middle East and the second-largest country in the Arab world, it shares its northern borders with Jordan and Iraq with Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, UAE, and Bahrain to the east, Oman to the southeast, and Oman to the southeast Yemen to the south.
Saudi Arabia boasts of a large number of natural and modern wonders. From the UNESCO world heritage sites of the Al-Ahsa Oasis, the Al-Hijr Archaeological Site, the At-Turaif District in ad-Dir’iyah, Ḥimā Cultural Area, the Historic Jeddah (Gate to Makkah), and the Rock Art in the Hail Region of Saudi Arabia. Other notable places are the Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah), the Hejaz Railway, the Syrian Hajj Road, and many more.
Famous cuisine and sweets in Saudi Arabia are the Dajaj Mashwi, Ma’amoul, Saleeg, and the Martabak. Gahwah (coffee with cardamom pods grounded with it), Laban (a yogurt drink), and Sobia, a light fermented mixture made of Barley bread and Date palm sap with herbs and spices, are popular beverages drunk in Saudi Arabia.
Traditional Festivals found only in Saudi Arabia are Janadriyah National Festival, Riyadh Spring Festival, the Buraidah Date Festival, and Sharqiah Season Festival.