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Arabian peninsula bare

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  2. 2. The Arabian Peninsula Created by Mr. Raponi Kuwait Bahrain Qatar Oman Yemen Saudi Arabia
  3. 3. <ul><li>Saudi Arabia is the largest country in this part of the world and it is the size of the eastern half of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Saudi Arabia holds a major share of the world’s </li></ul><ul><li>________________. </li></ul>Saudi Arabia Oil
  4. 4. The Land <ul><li>Vast deserts cover Saudi Arabia. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest desert in the country is called the </li></ul><ul><li>________________________ and it is located in the southern part of the country. </li></ul><ul><li>This desert has sand dunes that are more than 1,000 feet high. </li></ul><ul><li>In the west is the </li></ul><ul><li>______________ and in the east is the </li></ul><ul><li>____________________. </li></ul>Empty Quarter Red Sea Persian Gulf
  5. 5. Economy of Saudi Arabia <ul><li>The economy of Saudi Arabia is based on </li></ul><ul><li>___________________. </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture is less important due to the lack of water and farmland. </li></ul><ul><li>The country’s engineers have built plants to remove salt from the seawater to help make fresh water, this is known as, </li></ul><ul><li>_____________________. </li></ul>Oil Desalination
  6. 6. People <ul><li>The people of Saudi Arabia once were divided into numerous family groups. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1932, a monarchy led by the </li></ul><ul><li>____________________ family, unified the country. </li></ul><ul><li>The Head of the Saud Family is the King of Saudi Arabia and they serve as Head of State and monarch of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. </li></ul><ul><li>The King holds almost absolute political power. The King appoints ministers to his cabinet who are supervisors to the people. </li></ul>Saud
  7. 7. Living Spaces <ul><li>Most of the </li></ul><ul><li>_________________ Saudi Arabians live in towns and villages. </li></ul><ul><li>These are found along the oil rich Persian Gulf coast, or around </li></ul><ul><li>________________- which are green places in dry areas that have enough water for crops to grow. </li></ul>21.1 Million Oases
  8. 8. Other Arabian Nations <ul><li>Saudi Arabia shares the Arabian Peninsula with six other Arab-Muslim countries. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United Arab Emirates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bahrain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qatar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________ </li></ul></ul>Kuwait Yemen Oman
  9. 9. The Other Arabian States <ul><li>Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirate are located along the </li></ul><ul><li>_______________. </li></ul><ul><li>Their people for the most part enjoy a very high standard of living with excellent health care, education, and housing. </li></ul>Persian Gulf
  10. 10. <ul><li>Oman is largely desert, but its bare lands have plenty if oil. </li></ul><ul><li>Most people in Oman live in </li></ul><ul><li>_________________ villages. </li></ul><ul><li>Oil industries have drawn many rural people into growing urban areas. </li></ul>Oman Rural
  11. 11. <ul><li>Yemen is made up of a narrow coastal plain and inland mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>There are almost no </li></ul><ul><li>___________________ resources and most people are farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital of Yemen is </li></ul><ul><li>___________________, but further south lies </li></ul><ul><li>___________________, a major port for ships traveling in the area. </li></ul>Yemen Mineral Sanaa Aden