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Complete details about Saudi Arabia in Asia with capital city Riyadh

Country NameSaudi Arabia (Al-´Arabiya as-Sa´udiya)
Country CodeSAU
Capital CityRiyadh
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1932
Surface Area2149690.0
Life Expectancy67.8 years
GNP137635.0 (old 146171.0)
Government FormMonarchy

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (95.0%)

Major Cities

Riyadh, Riyadh     (population 3324000)
Jedda, Mekka     (population 2046300)
Mekka, Mekka     (population 965700)
Medina, Medina     (population 608300)
al-Dammam, al-Sharqiya     (population 482300)
al-Taif, Mekka     (population 416100)
Tabuk, Tabuk     (population 292600)
Burayda, al-Qasim     (population 248600)
al-Hufuf, al-Sharqiya     (population 225800)
al-Mubarraz, al-Sharqiya     (population 219100)
Khamis Mushayt, Asir     (population 217900)
Hail, Hail     (population 176800)
al-Kharj, Riad     (population 152100)
al-Khubar, al-Sharqiya     (population 141700)
Jubayl, al-Sharqiya     (population 140800)
Hafar al-Batin, al-Sharqiya     (population 137800)
al-Tuqba, al-Sharqiya     (population 125700)
Yanbu, Medina     (population 119800)
Abha, Asir     (population 112300)
Ara´ar, al-Khudud al-Samaliy     (population 108100)
al-Qatif, al-Sharqiya     (population 98900)
al-Hawiya, Mekka     (population 93900)
Unayza, Qasim     (population 91100)
Najran, Najran     (population 91000)

Saudi Arabia's most recent News and Stories

Saudi Arabia Tweets

From @amchangazi on Wed Aug 24 02:38:54 EDT 2016 Saudi Arabia foils attack on Shia mosque in Qatif
From @circe1939 on Wed Aug 24 02:38:53 EDT 2016 RT @agwatson85: URGENTE | ARABIA SAUDĚ Fuerzas de seguridad saudě abortan intento de ataque suicida en mezquita en Al-Hamam en el enclave c?
From @CeeRussell on Wed Aug 24 02:38:42 EDT 2016 RT @louiseroug: France is proving itself illiberal like Iran or Saudi Arabia by telling women what they can and cannot wear
From @AngryCivilian on Wed Aug 24 02:38:42 EDT 2016 RT @etribune: #Saudi Arabia foils attack on #Shia mosque in Qatif
From @AlastairJRBall on Wed Aug 24 02:38:32 EDT 2016 RT @lh_morris: I can't wait to hear a bunch of mostly-male rich libertarian techies explain why this is a victory for human rights. https:/?
From @Patrickesque on Wed Aug 24 02:38:29 EDT 2016 @TheRaDR In France if you wear a burka you'll get fined $100 maybe in Saudi Arabia if you go outside without an abaya you'll get caned.
From @viviannereim on Wed Aug 24 02:38:27 EDT 2016 Private lives are exposed as Wikileaks spills its secrets - including many in #Saudi Arabia. An important story:
From @EKAI_Center on Wed Aug 24 02:38:21 EDT 2016 RT @EKAI_Center: Assange: El régimen saudí se cuenta entre los principales donantes de la fundación Clinton -
From @arifsyamsudin21 on Wed Aug 24 02:38:09 EDT 2016 Jamrat timings cut
From @FraserJones3 on Wed Aug 24 02:38:07 EDT 2016 Securing team spirit of listen to regardless stock company complaint reports excepting saudi arabia: SgQIaQAIs
From @KhalilHanware on Wed Aug 24 02:38:05 EDT 2016 RT @Arab_News: Crown Prince chairs meeting of Political, Security Affairs? Council
From @KhalilHanware on Wed Aug 24 02:37:51 EDT 2016 RT @Arab_News: #King Salman receives princes, ministers, scholars and citizens #Saudi
From @rebekahwin on Wed Aug 24 02:37:46 EDT 2016 RT @verge: WikiLeaks has exposed sensitive data on hundreds of innocent people, including rape victims
From @GSAlsharif on Wed Aug 24 02:37:44 EDT 2016 @GSAlsharif not a single man or a country like Saudi Arabia can do that! I mean Saudi has been doing great on its own! Let's be together!