Buraidah Tourism

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Buraydah (Arabic: بريدة‎‎ Burayda) is the capital of Al-Qassim Region in northcentral Saudi Arabia in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. Buraydah lies equidistant from the Red Sea to the west and the Persian Gulf to the east. It has a population of 614,093 (2010 census). Buraydah, the regional capital of Al-Qassim Region, is located on the edge of the Wadi Al-Rummah.Buraydah has a typical desert climate, with hot summers, cold winters and low humidity. In Buraydah, agriculture is still the cornerstone of the economy. The traditional oasis products of dates, lemon, orange and other fruits are still important. Modern introduction of wheat production has become so successful that Buraydah is one of the largest producers in the kingdom, important in making Saudi Arabia a net exporter of cereal. In 1987 Sandra Mackey, author of The Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom, said that Buraydah was "a hotbed of fundamentalism even in the most normal of circumstances."


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Facts and Stats for Buraidah*

  • Pollution Statistics in Buraidah

    Know the pollution level of Buraidah before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 87.5 (Very High)
  • Buraidah: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Buraidah for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Buraidah.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 90 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Living in Buraidah - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 0.9 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Buraidah

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Buraidah

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 74.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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