One of the fastest growing trends in the Middle East and North Africa are Interactive Maps. In countries such as Egypt, Jordan, and the use of Interactive Maps Saudi Arabia and GIS is widespread and growing rapidly. The creation of a map with all the pertinent information can be seen in seconds rather than the minutes it would take with a conventional satellite or aeronautical mapping. The biggest advantage to using an interactive map is that it can be used anywhere in the world and at any time of the day or night. Maps like this are able to provide vital data for decision making in business, travel, emergency, military, and law enforcement situations.
Saudi Arabia is not only a country with vast unbroken coastline, it is also home to some of the most important cities in the Middle East and North Africa. Like many of the oil producing countries, the petroleum industry has become a mainstay in the economy. The development of towns along the coastline has been slow with some developing only recently. Because of this the population is dispersed throughout the various towns and villages which make maps of this region very easy to understand. It is important to note that not all regions have been mapped.
A Saudi Map can be easily created using a high quality Map Maker Software package. There are many versions available, including: kingdom of maps, regional maps, national maps, and international maps. Kingdom of Maps provides hundreds of features such as: Driving route, Sports, Public transportation, Legislation and International Trade. Each feature adds a new dimension to the understanding of a map and the ability to create a more comprehensive view of any given situation.
Transportation in Saudi Arabia is a significant factor in the overall transportation network of the country. The modern public transportation system is rail, which runs on the likes of The Silk Road. Trains are also a major means of travel in other areas of the country and are also useful in commuting within the kingdom. By combining these two powerful transportation systems with detailed land top and aerial views, a map can clearly display how the transportation network functions within the kingdom.
In addition to the rail system, another important mode of transport is commercial trucks and buses. A bus map will show routes and information on how each bus terminal functions. They also serve as an informative way of examining the terrain of each area. Like the train map, there are many versions of this type of map for the consumer to choose from. The price ranges vary accordingly as well based on the detail included and the number of features included.
When driving through Saudi Arabia one is faced with a plethora of road signs and street signs. Some are necessary, while others are a waste of time and effort. To make navigation easier, most of the road signs have turn-signs as well. In addition, the cities like Al Jawf and Dammam have lightening screens that display different messages such as "Rome is Open", "closed" and so forth. All of these signs help drivers get to their destinations.
Another way to use these maps is for emergencies. Saudi Arabia is well known for its earthquakes and there are many places in the kingdom that are prone to these disasters. With help from these maps, you will be able to determine the safest routes and fastest routes to take to prevent loss of life and property. The same holds true when considering travel and emergency situations. By having these maps at your side, you will know what to do and where to go in case of emergency situations.
Interactive Maps can also save lives. Road accidents are a daily occurrence in the kingdom. Many of these accidents occur when people fail to see an actual road hazard sign on the road. These maps can help travelers and motorists stay safe and alert. It can also be used to aid search and rescue operations in cases of natural calamities like floods and earthquakes.