facts about Saudi Arabia


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


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


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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