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Saudi Arabia Geography

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Saudi Arabia's Information

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Land Area 2,149,690 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 2,149,690 km2
Population 28,160,273
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
  • Riyadh (4,205,961)
  • Jeddah (2,867,446)
  • Mecca (1,323,624)
  • Medina (1,300,000)
  • Sultanah (946,697)
  • Dammam (768,602)
  • Ta'if (530,848)
  • Tabuk (455,450)
  • Buraydah (391,336)
  • Khamis Mushait (387,553)

Saudi Arabia is, for the most part, an uninhabited desert land, which includes the Rub' Al Khali Desert, the larges mass of sand in the world, and the An-Nafud Desert - where sand dunes often exceed 100 ft. in height.

The land (desert) rises into hills and mountains in the west and southwest, along the edges of the Red Sea. Mountain ranges include the Hejaz in the northwest, and the Azir in the southwest.

Saudi Arabi's highest point is Jabal Sawda' which peaks at 10,279 ft. (3,133 m).

There are no perennial lakes or rivers.

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