Jaddah City Guide

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  • About Jeddah City

Jeddah, a Saudi Arabia is city located in the middle of the eastern Red Sea coast. It is nicknamed by the Bride of the Red Sea. Jeddah is the economic tourism capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its population is about 3.2 million. Considered the second largest city in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh.

Emerged since about 3000 years, but the historic transformation of the city of Jeddah was under Caliph Uthman in the year 647 G, when he ordered to convert the port to receive the pilgrims heading to perform the hajj in Makkah. Jeddah is still today the main crossing for pilgrims by sea, air and many of the pilgrims coming by land.

Jeddah has grown rapidly over the last two decades of the twentieth century, making it a center of money and work in Saudi Arabia and a major port for exporting non-oil goods & importing domestic needs.

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