Country and Currency Information

Saudi Arabia
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Time Zone (GMT):+3
Population:29,994,272
Capital City:Riyadh
Largest City:Riyadh
Currency:Saudi Riyal = 100 halalas
Currency Code:SAR
Banknote Denominations:1 / 5 / 10 / 50 / 100 / 500
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:10

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Saudi Arabia
Saturday 14 September 2019 12:07pm
Summary, Safety and Security and Pilgimage Sections: Addition of information on potential threats to oil infrastructure and updated information on travel to Jeddah during the Hajj.

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