Engineering Roundabout in Jeddah
Al Handasa Square I sone of the distinguished landmarks in Jeddah City and is one of the largest road junctions. In the middle of this square there are giant geometrical tools like a compass, a protractor, a triangle and a ruler. These are among the largest geometrical tools in the world.
=> AL Handasa Square was constructed in 1986 A.D.
=> Its total land area is about 4.000 square meters.
=> The height of the compass is 35 meters.
=> It was recorded in the Guinness record for 1989-1990.
=> The total weight of AL Handasa Square is 66 tons.
=> The total cost is 1.5 million S.R.
=> Written on it the Qur’anic verse “He has taught man that which he knew not” was chosen to be written on the model ruler. (1) Surat AL-Alaq (v) (source)