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Saudi Arabia is known for its desert climate and enormous oil reserves; it is the largest country in the world not to contain any rivers. The nation is also the birthplace of Islam, and all Muslims who can afford it are obligated to go on a pilgrimage (the "hajj") to the holy city of Mecca at least once in their lives. Saudi Arabia was one of the poorest countries on Earth, with few natural resources and hostile, dry terrain. This all changed with the discovery of the world's largest reserves of oil in 1938. Read more

See also: Hejaz

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Riyal (1925-1960)

22 Qirsh = 1 Riyal

1 Riyal
1375 (1956)

Standard banknote
P# 2
5 Riyals
1373

Standard banknote
P# 3
10 Riyals (1953 Haj Pilgrim Receipt Issue)
1953

Standard banknote
138 × 67 mm
P# 1
10 Riyals
1373 (1954)

Standard banknote
P# 4

Riyal (1960-date)

100 Halalas = 20 Qirsh = 1 Riyal

1 Riyal
1379 (1960)

Standard banknote
P# 6
Available for swap
1 Riyal Type 1968
(1968-)

Standard banknote
62 × 128 mm
P# 11
Available for swap
1 Riyal
(1977-)

Standard banknote
130 × 65 mm
P# 16
Available for swap
1 Riyal
1984

Standard banknote
134 × 62 mm
P# 21
Available for swap
1 Riyal
2007-2016

Standard banknote
134 × 62 mm
P# 31
5 Riyals
(1397-1977)

Standard banknote
152 × 70 mm
P# 17
5 Riyals
1379 (1960)

Standard banknote
P# 7
5 Riyals
(1968)

Standard banknote
146 × 66 mm
P# 12
Available for swap
5 Riyals
1983

Standard banknote
145 × 66 mm
P# 22
Available for swap
5 Riyals
2007-2012

Standard banknote
145 × 66 mm
P# 32
Available for swap
5 Riyals
2016-2017

Standard banknote
145 × 66 mm
P# 38
10 Riyals
1379

Standard banknote
P# 13
10 Riyals
1379 (1960)

Standard banknote
P# 8
10 Riyals
(1977-1982)

Standard banknote
74 × 164 mm
P# 18
Available for swap
10 Riyals
1983

Standard banknote
150 × 67 mm
P# 23
Available for swap
10 Riyals
2007-2012

Standard banknote
150 × 68 mm
P# 33
10 Riyals
2016-2017

Standard banknote
150 × 68 mm
P# 39
20 Riyals
1419 (1999)

Commemorative note : Centennial Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1899-1999
153 × 69 mm
P# 27
50 Riyals
1379

Standard banknote
P# 14
50 Riyals
1379 (1960)

Standard banknote
P# 9
50 Riyals
(1961-1976)

Standard banknote
177 × 82 mm
P# 19
50 Riyals Type 1983
(1983-)

Standard banknote
70 × 155 mm
P# 24
50 Riyals
2007-2012

Standard banknote
155 × 70 mm
P# 34
50 Riyals
2016-2017

Standard banknote
155 × 70 mm
P# 40
100 Riyals
1379

Standard banknote
P# 15
100 Riyals
1379 (1960)

Standard banknote
P# 10
100 Riyals
1379 (1960)

Standard banknote
P# 25
100 Rials
(1961-1976)

Standard banknote
182 × 85 mm
P# 20
100 Riyals
2003

Standard banknote
P# 29
100 Riyals
2007-2012

160 × 72 mm
P# 35
100 Riyals
2016-2017

Standard banknote
160 × 72 mm
P# 41
200 Riyals
1419 (1999)

Commemorative note : Centennial Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
P# 28
500 Riyals
(1983)

Standard banknote
166 × 74 mm
P# 26
500 Riyals
1424 (2003)

Standard banknote
P# 30
500 Riyals
2007-2012

Standard banknote
166 × 74 mm
P# 36
500 Riyals
2016-2017

Standard banknote
166 × 74 mm
P# 42

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