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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
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1932
Population21607000
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 @rae_noelle on Fri Jun 23 08:01:18 EDT 2017 RT @THR: Saudi Arabia Demands Qatar "Shut Down" Al Jazeera Within 10 Days https://t.co/WYBR85trIN
From @Arnulfosndoval on Fri Jun 23 08:01:14 EDT 2017 Los países árabes entregan a Qatar 13 demandas para poner fin al bloqueo https://t.co/2yADoRMwsC https://t.co/9ueISH475j
From @aItincilenin on Fri Jun 23 08:01:13 EDT 2017 RT @MEMRIReports: Saudi #McDonalds and #BurgerKing in Saudi Arabia pledge allegiance to the kingdom?s new crown prince, Muhammad bin Salman?
From @newsonreddit on Fri Jun 23 08:01:11 EDT 2017 McDonald's Saudi Arabia pledges allegiance to new crown prince https://t.co/RNMWVlENdI
From @NewsatWeb on Fri Jun 23 08:01:08 EDT 2017 Arab states issue list of demands to end Qatar crisis - Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations ask Qatar to close ... https://t.co/dOYQSO0ilY
From @SergiSarri on Fri Jun 23 08:01:07 EDT 2017 Tancar @AlJazeera? Gens d'acord. 'Close al-Jazeera': Saudi Arabia issues Qatar with 13 demands to end blockade https://t.co/uFHXEefhlJ
From @Flaka_Teodoro on Fri Jun 23 08:01:07 EDT 2017 RT @AP: BREAKING: Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations demand that Qatar close Al-Jazeera, cut diplomatic ties to Iran, shutter Turkish base.
From @zhwho on Fri Jun 23 08:01:05 EDT 2017 'Close al-Jazeera': Saudi Arabia gives Qatar 13 demands to end blockade https://t.co/7Jqvxg65ZF
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From @tounsiahourra on Fri Jun 23 08:01:04 EDT 2017 RT @rafsanchez: .@AP has published the 13 demands made by Saudi and others to Qatar. They've given Qatar 10 days to comply. https://t.co/hP?
From @rhcm123 on Fri Jun 23 08:01:03 EDT 2017 RT @monkeycageblog: Who is Saudi Arabia?s new crown prince? https://t.co/KiSIoBsAfW
From @WisamAbulhaija on Fri Jun 23 08:01:01 EDT 2017 RT @business: Diplomats think Qatar will reject the steep demands issued by Saudi Arabia and its allies https://t.co/5WM13comlT https://t.c?
From @halfcholo on Fri Jun 23 08:00:59 EDT 2017 RT @PutinistaJonez: No way in Hell am I letting the US, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, and Bahrain tell me what constitutes a terrorist organiza?
From @nzmarar on Fri Jun 23 08:00:58 EDT 2017 RT @sahouraxo: Welcome to #Yemen where a child dies every 10 minutes thanks to Saudi Arabia's genocide. This is the worst humanitarian cris?
From @husnainrasheed on Fri Jun 23 08:00:57 EDT 2017 :) ? traveling to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia