Saudi Arabia became an independent state in 1926, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Saudi Arabia is 26,534,504 (2012) and the nation has a density of 12 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Saudi Arabia is the Saudi Riyal (SAR). As well, the people of Saudi Arabia are refered to as Saudi/Saudi Arabian.
The dialing code for the country is 966 and the top level internet domain for Saudi/Saudi Arabian sites is .sa.
To learn more, visit our detailed Saudi Arabia section.
|Density||12.3 / km2 ( 32.0 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Riyadh (Ar Riyad)|
|GDP||746,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||28,114 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||2,149,690 km2 (830,000 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, The United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman|
What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
Riyadh is the capital city of Saudi Arabia. It has a population of 4,205,961, and is located on a latitue of 24.69 and longitude of 46.72.
Riyadh is also the political center of Saudi Arabia, which is considered a Absolute Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Riyadh, the Capital Of Saudi Arabia
|Elevation||612 meters over sea level|
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