Saudi Arabia also known as the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia is the largest country of the region covering 830,000 square miles! It is bordered by Jordan Iraq Kuwait and Qatar as well as Bahrain Oman Oman Yemen Oman Oman Oman Bahrain Qatar Kuwait Bahrain Qatar Kuwait Bahrain Oman Oman Oman Oman and Yemen 🇾🇪 🇧🇭 🇴🇲 🇸🇦 🇯🇴 🇮🇶 🇰🇼 🇶🇦 ..
Saudi Arabia is divided into two time zones due to its vast size 2️⃣ 🇸🇦. Most of the country follows the Arabian Standard Time Zone abbreviated as AST; this time zone is three hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+3). Al-Jawf and Tabuk set within western provinces GMT+3 also known as Eastern European Standard Time (EEST) operate under several time zones .
Saudi Arabia observes the same time all year round, as it follows the standard time zone 🇸🇦. Since Saudi is a predominantly Muslim country, its official calendar follows the Gregorian calendar, with Ramadan, Eid Al-Fitr, and Hajj being the key holidays 📆 ️ 🔑 🇸🇦.
In the summer some parts of the country observe Daylight Saving Time which is also known as the Gulf Standard Time (GST) . This time zone is four hours ahead of UTC (UTC+4) which is one hour ahead of AST 4️⃣ 1️⃣. During this period clocks are turned forward one hour during the summer months 1️⃣.
The majority of the country follows the same time but there are some areas that follow the local time . This can be seen in the cities of Al-Ahsa and Al-Jawf, which are placed in the GMT+3 time zone . Aside from that, the city of Makkah, and the Red Sea Coast of Saudi Arabia also follow their local time.
The western provinces of Al-Jawf and Tabuk in addition to the cities of Al-Ahsa and Al-Jawf follow the GMT+3 time zone . In conclusion Saudi Arabia is seen at two various time zones. The city of Makkah also the Red Sea Coast of Saudi Arabia follow their respective local time 🌊 🇸🇦. In the summer some parts of the country observe Daylight Saving Time . . .
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