Capital City: Riyadh
Population: 26.6 million
Languages: Arabic and English
Government Type: Monarchy
Location: Middle East, western Asia
The modern Saudi state was founded in 1932
by Abd AL-AZIZ bin Al SAUD .
•Saudi Arabia is 2,149,690 sq km
and almost 1/5 the size of the US.
‘The CIA World Factbook's lists Saudi Arabia as the world's 13th
•Desert cover almost the central and eastern south of the country,
there are no rivers or lakes and there is lots of sandstorms.
• The red sea border the eastern coast, and the Arabian gulf
border western coast.
•Saudi Arabia has a desert climate
with extremely high day-time
temperatures and a sharp temperature
drop at night.
Average summer temperatures are
around 45 °C, but can be as high as 54 °C.
•In the winter the temperature rarely
drops below 0 °C.
-Annual rainfall is extremely low
except Asire region, there is
a huge mountain ranges in
the west called the Sarwat ranges
which is generally considered
the highest point in the country
Animal life includes wolves, hyenas,
mongooses, baboons, hares, sand rats, and
jerboas, snakes, lizards. Larger animals
such as gazelles, and leopards.
Domesticated animals include camels,
sheep, goats, donkeys,
Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of Islam and home to Islam's two
holiest cities Mecca and Medina.
The Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, was born in Mecca in about 571.
The king's official title is the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Saudi Arabia is the world’s
leading oil producer. About
90% of export earnings
come from the oil industry.
Other petroleum product
like natural gas, ethane,
polymers, plastic, fibers and
Saudi Arabia is the largest
Dates producer.(palm tree)
Food and traditions:
generousity and people
like to share it with
Kabsa is the national
dish in Saudi Arabia
which is a rice dish
with lamb or fish.
Meet: lamb and beef
but no pork.All animals
are slaughtered in
accordance with halal.
Saudi men usually
wears the traditional
According to Islam,
the Muslim woman
should be dressed
modestly at all times,
they wear Abiah
when they get
outside of their
Education is free at all levels.
Classes are segregated by gender
Healthcare is free and available to all citizens.
There is no Tax.
Saudi Arabia has problems like water
shortage, and traffic.