facts about Saudi Arabia

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facts about Saudi Arabia:

Nationality: Saudi



Languages: Arabic



Religions: Muslim



Population: 27,752,316



Median Age: 26.8 years



Population Growth Rate: 1.46%



Birth Rate:  1.85%


Death Rate: 0.33%



Capital: Riydh


Electricity Production: 235.1 kWh



Electricity Exports:  0 kWh



Electricity Imports : 0 kWh



Telephones- Landline: 3.92 million



Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 52.7 million



Airports: 214



Airports with Paved Runways : 82



Heliports: 10


Railways: 1378 km



Road Ways: 221,372


Water Ways: -



Passports Validity:  Six months at the time of entry

facts about Saudi Arabia


Introduction:

Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of Islam and home to Islam's two holiest shrines in Mecca and Madina
The king's official title is the custodian of the two Holy Mosques



Economy:

Saudi Arabia has an oil-based economy with strong government controls over major economic activities . It possesses about 16% of the world's proven petroleum reserves , ranks as the largest exporter of petroleum and plays a leading role in OPEC




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  • Saudi Arabia is the birth place of Islam and home to the religion's holiest shrines , Mecca and Maddinah



  • It is the largest country in the middle east about the size of Western Europe and one-quarter the size of the U.S



  • Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the world without a river



  • The Arabian Peninsula is the world's largest peninsula



  • Riyadh's  camel market is one of the largest in the world and sells about 100 camel per day



  • Arab call coffee gahwa , a word that later became Arabic for that which prevent sleep



  • Saudi Arabia is a prohibition state and it is not legal to drink alcohol in the kingdom



  • Birth control is illegal in Saudi Arabia



  • In Saudi Arabia wedding ceremonies are held separately for men and women
  • About 80% of the Saudi Arabian labor force is non-national
  • Baby camel is one of the most tender of the Saudi meats; it is a specialty of Jeddah and Hijaz 
  • The country od Saudi Arabia almost never happened . In 1893 the Al- Rashid family seized Riyadh 

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