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Saudi Arabia Facts

Saudi Arabia's Information

Flag of Saudi Arabia
Land Area 2,149,690 km2
Total Area 2,149,690km2 (#12)
Population 28,160,273 (#46)
Population Density 13.10/km2
Government Type Absolute Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $1,730.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $54,100
Currency Rial (SAR)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Saudi Arabia
    (long form) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Capital City: Riyadh (5,254,560 pop.)
    (6,800,000 metro)
  • Saudi Arabia Population: 26,939,583 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Saudi Riyal (SAR)
    (conversion rates)

    Saudi Riyal (SAR)
    1 riyal
  • Ethnicity: Arab 90%, Afro-Asian 10%
  • GDP total: $657 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $25,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Riyadh, Jiddah, Mecca, Medinah, ad-Dammam
  • Name: Saudi Arabia is derived from the dynastic name of Al Saud
  • National Day: September 23
  • Religion: Muslim 100%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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