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|
Most popular cities in Saudi Arabia
|#17||Yanbu` al Bahr||200,161|
Trending on WorldAtlas
The Most Dangerous Cities in the World
The Largest Countries in the World
The 10 Smallest Countries In The World
The Poorest Countries In The World
29 Largest Armies In The World
The Richest Countries In The World
Largest Religions In The World
The Most Obese Countries In The World
The 10 Largest Cities in the World