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The total population of Saudi Arabia is 25,731,776 and the area occupying by this country is 2,149,690 sq km (829,995 sq mi). The boundaries of this country are Jordan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia on North, the Persian Gulf, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates on East, Yemen and Oman are on South and the Red Sea to the West. Riyadh is the capital city of this country and it having the principal port at Jidda. Saudi Arabia consists of five major regions each one specifies their own task. The great Rub al-Khali is a sand desert occupying the entire south, the Nejd is a vast and barren plateau area located in center of this country, the Hejaz and Asir is located along the Red Sea consists of mountains rising from an arid coastal plain and the Eastern department originated along the Persian Gulf is famous for site of the country's richest oil resources. The general climate information of this country is hot and dry. The dampness along the coasts is high. World's one quarter of the oil reserves are generated from Saudi Arabia and this oil reserves plays a major role in the economic structure of this country. The very high revenues generated form oil exports have been used to make various industrial based organizations. Metals, chemicals, plastics, cement and fertilizer are produced as industrial products. The irrigation projects are used to cultivate many acres of desert and grains, dates, citrus fruits and vegetables. The people who are migrated for the sake of food that means other than Arabs are raise camels, sheep, goats and horses. The currency of this country is Saudi Riyal (SR). Another major part of income is gained from Muslim who travels from all parts of the world to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina. The majority of population is Arabs and Arabic is the official language of this country.

Saudi Arabia Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Saudi Arabia has so many recreation activities in order to entertain the locals as well as tourists include Parks and picnic grounds, water skiing, surfing and the snorkeling, diving and other water sports. Horse and camel races are the recreation sports and the Arabian horse is very famous as the best horse breed and is still the most sought horse in the world. Soccer is the popular sport in this country and Falconry, swimming, volleyball and basketball are the other popular sports. Saudi Arabia is a muslim country in which Islamic law is strictly followed and it restricts alcohol, pork products or religious books. This country does not have bars and alcohol is served nowhere to anyone. In case of dress women should take particular care. The buildings, military and palaces are not allowed and women are not permitted to drive. Especially in the month of Ramadan when eating, drinking and smoking during daylight hours should be forbidden by the Muslim culture. Saudi Arabia has so many attractions in order to entertain the tourists as well as locals. Kingdom Centre is the tallest building in Saudi Arabia owned by a Saudi prince and built to an unusual elliptical award-winning design. Riyadh Museum of History and Archaeology is the chief one among the numerous museums in Riyadh exhibits local art, religion and culture as well as the diverse and intriguing history of the Arabian kingdoms in eight sections such as artifacts, clothing, weapons, jewelers and musical instruments. Al Musmak Castle is an important landmark and heritage site in the city of Riyadh and is associated with the foundation of the Saudi Arabian kingdom. Al Murabba'a Palace is a principal component of the King Abdulaziz Darat located just outside the original city walls and the palace shows a living example of Arabian royal life. The City of old Diriyah is the historically significant city imposing the desert about 12 miles northwest of Riyadh city centre provides an interesting excursion and having stronghold of the powerful Saud family.

Saudi Arabia Demographics

Saudi Arabia Total Population - 25,731,776
Saudi Arabia Arab Population - 90%
Saudi Arabia Afro-Asian Population - 10%

Saudi Arabia Education

Saudi Arabia education system is so advanced in recent years but in the earlier stage that means at the time of 1932 the education in Arabia was meant only for children belonging to the rich class. The Saudi Arabia traditional education system consists of the Computer Science and events of the Koran. According to this country educational system boys and girls do not attend school together. It offers primary, intermediate, secondary and university level education for boys. After the first year of secondary education boys can choose their interesting sectors like scientific studies or literary studies. This country has some vocational schools that train in agriculture, technical and business studies. Some more advanced studies are take place at the university level. The Saudi Arabia was started the first school for girls in 1956 by the private institutions but now almost 200.000 students in Saudi universities are women. This country education system is not allowed to share classrooms with men; they hear the lectures by television. It consists of some university campuses for women only. Saudi Arabia consists of number of schools, colleges, universities and academic institutes that have been established in recent years. Present this country consists of 2,500 schools and 11 universities offers several sectors.

Saudi Arabia Symbols

Saudi Arabia state Flag
Saudi Arabia Flag
Saudi Arabia state Tree
Saudi Arabia Tree
Date tree
Saudi Arabia state Anthem
Saudi Arabia Anthem
'Aash Al Maleek'
Saudi Arabia state Animal
Saudi Arabia Animal
Arabian Camel
Saudi Arabia state Animal
Saudi Arabia Animal
Arabian horse
Saudi Arabia state Animal
Saudi Arabia Animal
Arabian wolf

Saudi Arabia History

At the time of 1744 the Emir Muhammad Ibn Saud aided by the Muslim Wahhabi sect began expanding his holdings in central Arabia. The Saud's descendants are continued expansion and conquered the Hejaz in the first decade of the 19th century. During the 18th century Egyptian forces of the Ottoman Empire retook the Hejaz from now onwards until the early 20th century the Saud family fight against Ottoman forces and rival families for the control of central Arabia. At the time of 1920's Ibn Saud ruled the Nejd and Hejaz and in 1932 renamed the entire region as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In 1933 an American company was permitted to systematical investigation for oil results huge reserves were discovered in 1938, and after World War II the oil fields were developed and bringing the vast wealth to this country. It supports other Arab nations against Israel but keep in friendly with the United States. During the King Faisal ruling who took the throne in 1964 a program was begun to raise the standard of living and to industrialize so that eventual depletion of oil reserves would not gave the effects of weaken the economy. A clash between Iranian pilgrims and Saudi security forces in Mecca held in 1987 resulting the death of more than 400 persons mostly Iranians. In August 1990 Saudi Arabia joined with 36 other nations mainly the United States, Great Britain, France, Egypt and Syria in order to factions against Iraq. After completion of the war U.S. military forces is still remained in the country, their presence was opposed by Islamists who considered it a religious war. Islamic terrorists attacked a U.S. military barracks in 1996 at Khobar with a truck bomb and killing 19 servicemen.

Saudi Arabia Tourism

The Saudi Arabia tourism plays an important role in the country economy and it is so advanced in recent years. Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz is the Secretary General of the Tourism Higher Authority give more emphasis on the development of Saudi Arabia Tourism in January 2003, states that "efforts would be intensified, capabilities mobilized and tourism organizations established" in Saudi Arabia. The climate of this country is desert with extreme temperatures. The tourism in Saudi Arabia in Asia is highly based on the climactic shifts depending on the nature and surroundings. The tourism authority says that November and February are the best time to visit these places who wish to travel to Saudi Arabia somewhere in mid-April or October should visit the Taif region and the cities in and around the Asir Mountains. The tourists can visit this country should gather sufficient information on the Provinces of Saudi Arabia and about its tourist attractions. The excellent things for tourists are sightseeing in Saudi Arabia which covers the beautiful desert landscapes and the heritage of the country. The tourism of Saudi Arabia provides as a complete package for tourists based on their needs. The accommodation and transportation in Saudi Arabia have been particularly planned to cater the tourist needs.

Saudi Arabia Transportation

Saudi Arabia has excellent transportation facilities in order to link all the ways. The Saudi Arabia has a network of various transportation facilities like roads having links to all parts of the country, railway network and air transport services offered by Saudi Arabian Airlines which is the largest air carrier in the Middle East countries and sea transportation is also possible. This country has 42,000 km of paved road way. This country rail way system is linking in between the Riyadh with Dammam the Kingdom's encompassing development of a new line allowing for the daily operation of four express trains, two of them are in each direction. Because of this way the traveler may reduced the journey's duration to four hours. Saudi Arabia operates 107 planes of different types including Lockheed, Tristar, Airbus and Boeing 747. The Saudi Arabian Airline service is responsible for the transportation of passengers and baggage on its domestic and international flights. This country has 25 airports in which three are international, eight regional and fourteen are used as domestic airports. Some of the airports are recognized as international airports and they are King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh located at Thirty-five kilometers north of the Riyadh occupying an area of 225 sq. kilometers and its operational capacity is 7.5 million passengers per annual. The King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah occupied an area of 105 Sq km having three major terminals and each of which is considered a separate airport, one is for domestic flights, the second one for international flights and a third for pilgrim flights and Jeddah is the main air gateway for pilgrims. King Fahd International Airport in the Eastern Region is the most modern airport in Saudi Arabia consists of an area of 780 square kilometers facilitates the state-of-the-art.

Saudi Arabia Taxes

Saudi Arabia Contry Income Tax - 2.5%
Saudi Arabia Country Corporate Tax - 20%
Saudi Arabia Country Salary Tax - 9%
Saudi Arabia Country Capital gains Tax - 20%
Saudi Arabia Country Remittance Tax - 5%

Saudi Arabia Universities

King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 37,874 students
Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 24,000
Dar Al Uloom University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 1200
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - 42,900 students
King Faisal University, Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia - 26,000 students
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia - 7,500 students
Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia - 40,000 students

Saudi Arabia Religions

Saudi Arabia Muslim Population is 97%
Saudi Arabia Other Population is 3%

Saudi Arabia Provinces

Al Bahah, Saudi Arabia - Population 459,200
Al Hudud Ash Shamaliyah, Saudi Arabia - Population 237,100
Al Jawf, Saudi Arabia - Population n 361,676
Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia - Population 1,512,724
Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia - Population 1,016,756
Al Riyad, Saudi Arabia - Population 5,455,363
Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia - Population 3,360,157
Asir, Saudi Arabia - Population 2,563,000
Ha'il, Saudi Arabia - Population 527,033
Jizan, Saudi Arabia - Population 1,786,139
Makkah, Saudi Arabia - Population 5,797,971
Najran, Saudi Arabia - Population 500,000
Tabuk, Saudi Arabia - Population 560,200

Saudi Arabia Government

The Saudi Arabia government is monarchical system and the government is ruled by the king. The King is not only the head of the Monarchy and also acts as a head of house of Saud, the two Holy Mosques and also leads the Military force of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia was invented by the King Abdul Aziz. He is integrated Saudi Arabia as a country in 1932. It was the title of his majesty's family but Saud after renamed this as a Saudi Arabia. The powers of the king are considerable and limited by certain factors. The most important factor is being the power of the Ulemas. Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country with the religious leaders usually known as the Ulemas having huge power in the country administration. The religion in Saudi Arabia is not only a social issue but also its political impact is very high. The Saudi King does not involve in any matter in a single way. Some of them assist him in his political and administrative decisions include unicameral consultative body based in the Al-Yamamh Palace of Riyadh and the members of consultative body are appointed by the king for a term of four years. The Saudi Arabia government consists of the government ministries who are act as an in charge of various departments of administration.

Saudi Arabia Geography

Saudi Arabia is located in Middle East having the borders of Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, and north of Yemen. The geographic coordinates of this country are 25 00 N and 45 00 E. The total area occupied by this country is 1,960,582 sq km with the total land area. This country is slightly more than one-fifth the size of the US. Iraq 814 km, Jordan 728 km, Saudi Arabia 222 km, Oman 676 km, Qatar 60 km, UAE 457 km and Yemen 1,458 km are the boundaries of this country. The coast line length of this country is 2,640 km. The climate of this country is usually harsh and dry desert with great extremes of temperature. The major region is covered by a sandy desert. The elevation points are Persian Gulf 0 m lowest point and Jabal Sawda' 3,133 m of highest point. Petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, gold and copper are the natural resources of this country. This country consists of 4,350 sq km and the frequent sand and dust storms are the natural disasters of this country. The current issues are desertification, depletion of underground water resources; lack of perennial rivers or permanent water bodies has prompted the development of extensive seawater desalination facilities and coastal pollution from oil spills. This country has so many agreements according to their general issues with the neighborhood countries.

Saudi Arabia Parks

Riyadh the capital city of Saudi Arabia has so many recreation parks. In which some of them are especially for men and remaining are for families. The Diplomatic Quarter is a famous park attracting visitors with its lovely perimeter walk overlooking the Wadi Hanifah. It is having an open piazza especially for families gather at the weekends. This park has a cafe near by, the kids get to skate board around the paved area and cycling is allowed at all around the park. The Camel's Eye Park is located behind McDonalds's near to the camel's eye rock formation to the west of Sitteen Street. The park is opened only for men and children on all days except Thursdays and it costs SR2 for men and SR1 for children. Malaaz Park is located at the left end of Sitteen Street consists of few slides and provide various activities for children. Olaya Park is situated in between the King Fahad highway and the Makkah highway opened in all days except Saturdays in 4 to 11pm on Sundays and 2 to 12 pm on Thursdays and Fridays. This cool park is a flowery refuge during the summer season with the entrance fee of SR5 for each person. Durfa Park is looks like a garden and is open to women and children on all days except Saturday. This park is very busy during the weekends and is opened in 4 to 11 pm on Monday to Friday and weekends from 2 to 11pm having an entrance fee of adults per SR2 and Children per SR1. Al Foutah Park is located on either side of the King Fahad highway and is stretched over several kilometers with lots of trees. This park is filled with greenery and is a good place to spend the evening. This park is free and open to all with out any entrance fee.

Saudi Arabia Economy

The Saudi Arabia is economically advanced country and the major economy of this country is based on the oil reserves. This country oil reserves are the largest in the world and Saudi Arabia is the world's leading oil generator and exporter. This country Oil accounts are reserved for more than 90% of the country's exports and nearly 75% of government revenues. Saudi Arabia reserves 263 billion barrels of oil about one-quarter of world oil reserves. The major part of all Saudi oil is produced on behalf of the Saudi Government by the parastatal giant Saudi ARAMCO. Hydrocarbons, gold, uranium, bauxite, coal, iron, phosphate, tungsten, zinc, silver and copper are the natural resources of this country. The agricultural products of this country are dates, grains, livestock and vegetables. Some of the industries are established here in order to develop the country economy. The major industries are petroleum, petrochemicals, cement, fertilizer and light industry. Trading is also plays an important role in the country economy. The major exports from this country are petroleum products. Manufactured goods, transportation equipment, clothing and textiles and processed food products are the country imported things. China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, U.K. and U.S. are the major partners of this country.