Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a kingdom which geographically dominates the Arabian peninsula. Saudi Arabia contains Islam's holiest cities — and — where Muslim pilgrims throng during the Hajj.
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Once a dusty desert town, , in what is now Saudi Arabia, is today the real for Muslims. Photo: Al Jazeera English, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the capital of Saudi Arabia, located slightly east of the center of the country in the heart of the Tuwaig escarpment. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The covers the central Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Photo: amruessam, CC BY 2.0.

The , or Najd, is the central highland region of Saudi Arabia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The is the largest province in Saudi Arabia, covering the entire Gulf coast of the country as well as the Saudi parts of the vast . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The ʿAsir Region is a region of Saudi Arabia located in the southwest of the country that is named after the ʿAsīr tribe. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of Saudi Arabia covers the little-visited provinces of Tabuk and Jawf. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Saudi Arabia

Latitude of center
24.5° or 24° 30' north
Longitude of center
44.65° or 44° 39' east
Population
27,000,000
Elevation
790 metres (2,592 feet)
Capital
Area
1,960,582 km² (756,985 miles²)
Currency
Rial (SAR)
Phone code
966
Internet domain
.sa
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399419
Geo­Names ID
102358
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Suɛudiya
  • Achinese: Arab Saudi
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Сауд Арабие
  • Afar: Saudiya Arabıstanı
  • Afrikaans: Saoedi-Arabië
  • Afrikaans: Saudi-Arabië
  • Akan: Saudi Arabia
  • Albanian: Arabi Saudite
  • Albanian: Arabia Saudite
  • Amharic: ሳውድአረቢያ
  • Amharic: ሳዑዲ አረቢያ
  • Arabic: Saudi Arabia
  • Arabic: السعودية
  • Arabic: السعوديه
  • Arabic: العربية السعودية
  • Arabic: المملكة العربية
  • Arabic: المملكة العربية السعودية
  • Arabic: بلاد الحرمين
  • Aragonese: Arabia Saudí
  • Aramaic: ܣܥܘܕܝܐ
  • Armenian: Սաուդիան Արաբիա
  • Armenian: Սաուդյան Արաբիա
  • Armenian: Սէուտական Արաբիա
  • Assamese: চৌডি আৰবিয়া
  • Assamese: চৌদি আৰৱ
  • Asturian; Bable: Arabia Saudita
  • Asturian; Bable: KSA
  • Asturian; Bable: Reinu d'Arabia Saudita
  • Asturian; Bable: SA
  • Atayal: Saudi arabia
  • Avaric: СагIудиязул ГIарабия
  • Avaric: СагІудиязул ГІарабия
  • Awadhi: सउदी अरब
  • Azerbaijani: Saudi Ərəbistan
  • Azerbaijani: Səudiyyə Ərəbistanı
  • Balinese: Arab Saudi
  • Bambara: Arabiya Sawudiya
  • Bambara: Saudia Arabu ka Faamamara
  • Bashkir: Сәғүд Ғәрәбстаны
  • Basque: Saudi Arabia
  • Bavarian: Saudi Arabien
  • Belarusian: Саудаўская Арабія
  • Belarusian: Саудаўская Аравія
  • Bengali: সাউদি আরব
  • Bengali: সৌদি আরব
  • Bhojpuri: सउदी अरब
  • Bihari : सउदी अरब
  • Bishnupriya: সৌদি আরব
  • Bislama: Saudi Arebia
  • Bosnian: Saudijska Arabija
  • Brahui: Saodí Arab
  • Breton: Arabia Saoudat
  • Buginese: Arab Saudi
  • Bulgarian: Саудитска Арабия
  • Burmese: ဆော်ဒီအာရေဗျနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဆော်ဒီအာရေးဗီးယား
  • Burmese: ဆော်ဒီအာရေးဘီးယား
  • Catalan: Aràbia Saudita
  • Cebuano: Arabyang Saudita
  • Cebuano: Saudinhong Arabiya
  • Central Bicolano: Arabya Saudita
  • Central Bicolano: Saudi Arabya
  • Central Kurdish: عەرەبستانی سعوودی
  • Chavacano: Arabia Saudita
  • Chechen: СаӀудийн Ӏаьрбийчоь
  • Cherokee: ᏌᎤᏗ ᎡᎴᏈᎠ
  • Chinese: Saudi A-la-pek
  • Chinese: Shātè Ālābó
  • Chinese: 沙地
  • Chinese: 沙地阿拉伯
  • Chinese: 沙烏地
  • Chinese: 沙烏地阿拉伯
  • Chinese: 沙烏地阿拉伯王國
  • Chinese: 沙特
  • Chinese: 沙特阿拉伯 / 沙烏地阿拉伯
  • Chinese: 沙特阿拉伯
  • Chinese: 沙特阿拉伯王国
  • Chuvash: Сауд Аравийĕ
  • Cornish: Arabi Saoudek
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Saudiy Arabistan
  • Croatian: Saudijska Arabija
  • Czech: Saudská Arábie
  • Czech: Saúdská Arábie
  • Dagbani: Saudi Arabia
  • Danish: Saudi-Arabien
  • Dimli: Erebıstano Seudi
  • Divehi: ސައޫދީ އަރަބިއްޔާ
  • Dutch: SA
  • Dutch: SAU
  • Dutch: Saoedi-Arabië
  • Dutch: Saudi-Arabië
  • Dzongkha: སའུ་དི་ཨེ་ར་སྦི་ཡ་
  • Dzongkha: སཱཝ་དི་ ཨ་རེ་བྷི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Сауд Аравий
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: المملكه العربيه السعوديه
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Saudisc Arabea
  • English: KSA
  • English: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • English: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • English: sa
  • English: 🇸🇦
  • Erzya: Саудовонь Аравия
  • Esperanto: Reĝlando Saud-Arabio
  • Esperanto: Saud-Arabio
  • Esperanto: Sauda Arabio
  • Esperanto: Sauda Arabujo
  • Esperanto: Saudarabio
  • Esperanto: Saŭda Arabujo
  • Estonian: Saudi Araabia
  • Estonian: Saudi Araabia Kuningriik
  • Ewe: Saudi Arabia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Arabia Saudita
  • Faroese: Saudi-Arabia
  • Faroese: Saudiarabia
  • Fijian Hindustani: Saudi Arabia
  • Finnish: Saudi-Arabia
  • Finnish: Saudi-Arabian kuningaskunta
  • Franco-Provençal: Arabie saoudita
  • French: Arabie Saoudite
  • French: Arabie Séoudite
  • French: Arabie saoudite
  • French: Arabie séoudite
  • French: Royaume d’Arabie saoudite
  • French: SA
  • French: le Royaume d’Arabie saoudite
  • Frisian: Saoedi-Arabië
  • Frisian: Saûdy-Araabje
  • Fulah: Aarabe Sawdiyanke
  • Fulah: Arabii Sawdit
  • Gaelic (Scots): Aràibia nan Sabhd
  • Gagauz: Saudi Arabiya
  • Gallegan: Arabia Saudita
  • Gallegan: Arabia Saudí
  • Gallegan: Reino de Arabia Saudita
  • Gan Chinese: 沙特阿拉伯
  • Ganda: Sawudarebya - Buwarabu
  • Georgian: საუდის არაბეთი
  • German: Saudi-Arabien
  • Goanese Konkani: Saudi Arabia
  • Goanese Konkani: सौदी अरेबिया
  • Gorontalo: Arab Saudi
  • Greek: Βασίλειο της Σαουδικής Αραβίας
  • Greek: Σαουδική Αραβία
  • Guarani: Aravia Saudíta
  • Guarani: Arávia Saudíta
  • Guianese Creole French: Arabi Saoudit
  • Gujarati: સાઉદી અરેબિયા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Arabi Sawoudit
  • Hakka Chinese: Saudi Â-lâ-pak
  • Hausa: Saudi Arebiya
  • Hausa: Saudiyaa
  • Hausa: Saudiyya
  • Hausa: Saudi Â-lâ-pak
  • Hausa: Saudi ʻAlapia
  • Hawaiian: Saudi ʻAlapia
  • Hebrew: ערב הסעודית
  • Hindi: सउदी अरब
  • Hindi: सऊदी अरब
  • Hungarian: Szaud-Arábia
  • Hungarian: Szaúd-Arábia
  • Hungarian: Szaúd-Arábiai Királyság
  • Icelandic: Sádi-Arabía
  • Icelandic: Sádí-Arabía
  • Ido: Saudi-Arabia
  • Igbo: Saudi Arabia
  • Iloko: Saudi Arabia
  • Inari Sami: Saudi-Arabia
  • Inari Sami: Saudi-Arabia kunâgâskodde
  • Indonesian: Arab Saudi
  • Ingush: СаIуди Iарбий мохк
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Arabia Saudi
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Arabia Saudita
  • Interlingue: Saudi Arabia
  • Irish: An Araib Shádach
  • Irish: an Araib Shádach
  • Italian: Arabia Saudita
  • Jamaican Creole English: Saadi Ariebia
  • Japanese: サウジアラビア
  • Japanese: サウジアラビア王国
  • Javanese: Arab Saudi
  • Kabardian: Сауд Хьэрыпей
  • Kabiyé: Arabii-Sahʊditi
  • Kabyle: Tagelda Tasaɛudit
  • Kalaallisut: Saudi Arabia
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Саудин Араб Нутг
  • Kannada: ಸೌದಿ ಅರೆಬಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಸೌದಿ ಅರೇಬಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Saudiya Arabstanı
  • Karachay-Balkar: Сауд Арабия
  • Kashmiri: سوٗدی عربِیہ
  • Kashubian: Saudëjskô Arabijô
  • Kazakh: Сауд Арабиясы
  • Khmer: អារ៉ាប៊ីសាអូឌីត
  • Kikuyu: Saudi
  • Kikuyu: Saudi Arabia
  • Kinyarwanda: Arabiya Sawudite
  • Kirghiz: Сауд Арабия Падышалыгы
  • Kirghiz: Сауд Арабиясы
  • Komi: Саудса Аравия
  • Kongo: Saudi Arabia
  • Korean: 사우디아라비아
  • Korean: 사우디 아라비아
  • Kurdish: Erebistana Siyûdî
  • Kurdish: عەرەبستانی سەعوودی
  • Ladin: Saudi Arabia
  • Ladino: Arabia Saudita
  • Lak: Саоьдуллал Аьрабусттан
  • Lao: Saudi Arabia
  • Lao: ຊາອຸດິ ອາຣາເບຍ
  • Latin: Arabia Saudiana
  • Latin: Arabia Saudita
  • Latvian: Saūda Arābija
  • Letzeburgesch: Saudi-Arabien
  • Lezghian: Сауди Арабистан
  • Ligurian: Àrabia Saudïa
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Saoedi-Arabië
  • Lingala: Alabi Sawuditɛ
  • Lingala: Saudi Arabia
  • Lithuanian: Saudo Arabija
  • Livvi: Saudi Arabii
  • Lojban: djogu'e
  • Lombard: Arabia Saudita
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Saudi-Arabien
  • Luba-Katanga: Alabu Nsawudi
  • Macedo Romanian: Arabia Saudescã
  • Macedonian: Саудиска Арабија
  • Madurese: Arab Saudi
  • Maithili: साउदी अरब
  • Malagasy: Arabia Saodita
  • Malagasy: Arabia saodita
  • Malay (generic): Arab Saudi
  • Malayalam: സൌദി അറേബ്യ
  • Malayalam: സൗദി അറേബ്യ
  • Maltese: Arabja Sawdija
  • Maltese: Arabja Sawdita
  • Maltese: Għarabja Sawdita
  • Maltese: Renju tal-Arabja Sawdija
  • Maltese: l-Arabia Sawdija
  • Manipuri: ꯁꯥꯎꯗꯤ ꯑꯔꯥꯕꯤꯌꯥ
  • Manx: Yn Araab Saudi
  • Maori: Hauri Arāpia
  • Marathi: सौदी अरब
  • Marathi: सौदी अरेबिया
  • Mazanderani: السعودية
  • Mazanderani: سوعودی عربئون
  • Mazanderani: عربستون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Saudi Ā-lá-báik
  • Min Nan Chinese: Saud A-la-pek
  • Min Nan Chinese: Saudi A-la-pek
  • Min Nan Chinese: Saudi A-lá-pek
  • Min Nan Chinese: Saudi Arabia
  • Minangkabau: Arab Saudi
  • Mingrelian: საუდიშ არაბეთი
  • Mongolian: Саудын Араб
  • Mongolian: ꯁꯥꯎꯗꯤ ꯑꯔꯥꯕꯤꯌꯥ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: السعودية
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: ساعودية
  • Narom: Arabie Saudi
  • Nauru: Taudiarabiya
  • Navajo: Ásáí Dineʼé Bikéyah Ntsaaígíí
  • Ndebele, North: Saudi Arabia
  • Nepali: साउदी अरब
  • Nepali: साउदी अरब अधिराज्य
  • Nepali: साउदी अरबिया
  • Newari: साउदी अरबिया
  • Northern Frisian: Saudi-Araabien
  • Northern Luri: عروستانن
  • Northern Sami: Saudi-Arabia
  • Northern Sami: Saudi-Arabia gonagasriika
  • Northern Sami: Saudi-Arábia
  • Northern Sami: Saudi-Arábia gonagasriika
  • Norwegian: Saudi-Arabia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kongeriket Saudi-Arabia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Saudi-Arabia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Saudi-Arabia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Saudi Arabia
  • Novial: Saudi Arabia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Arabia Saudita
  • Oriya: ସାଉଦି ଆରବ
  • Oriya: ସାଉଦି ଆରବିଆ
  • Oromo: Sa'ud Arabiyaa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Сауды Арабб
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Сауды Арави
  • Pali: सऊदी अरब
  • Pampanga: Saudi Arabia
  • Pampanga: Saudita Arabia
  • Panjabi: ਸਉਦੀ ਅਰਬ
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਊਦੀ ਅਰਬ
  • Papiamento: Arabia Saudita
  • Papiamento: Saudi Arabia
  • Pennsylvania German: Saudi Arabia
  • Persian: عربستان
  • Persian: عربستان سعودی
  • Picard: Arabie saoudite
  • Piemontese: Arabia Saodita
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Saudi Arabia
  • Polish: Arabia Saudyjska
  • Portuguese: Arábia Saudita
  • Pushto: سعودي عربستان
  • Quechua: Arabia Saudí
  • Quechua: Sawud Arabya
  • Raeto-Romance: Arabia Saudita
  • Romanian: Arabia Saudită
  • Romanian: Regatul Arabiei Saudite
  • Rundi: Arabiya Sawudite
  • Russia Buriat: Саудай Арави
  • Russia Buriat: Саудын Араб
  • Russian: Королевство Сау́довская Ара́вия
  • Russian: Королевство Саудовская Аравия
  • Russian: Саудовская Аравия
  • Rusyn: Саудьска Арабія
  • Sango: Saûdi Arabïi
  • Sanskrit: सऊदी अरब
  • Santali: ᱥᱳᱣᱫᱤ ᱟᱨᱚᱵᱽ
  • Sardinian: Aràbia Saudita
  • Saterfriesisch: Saudi-Arabien
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Saudi-Arabie
  • Scots: Saudi Arabie
  • Seraiki: سعودی عرب
  • Serbian: Saudijska Arabija
  • Serbian: sa
  • Serbian: КСА
  • Serbian: Краљевина Саудијска Арабија
  • Serbian: Саудија
  • Serbian: Саудијска Арабија
  • Serbian: 🇸🇦
  • Serbo-Croatian: Saudijska Arabija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tagldit Tasaɛudit
  • Shan: မိူင်းသေႃႇတီႇဢႃႇရေးပီးယႃး
  • Shona: Saudi Arabia
  • Sicilian: Arabbia Saudita
  • Sindhi: سعودي
  • Sindhi: سعودي عرب
  • Sindhi: سعودي عرب جي بادشاھت
  • Sinhalese: සවුදි අරාබියාව
  • Sinhalese: සෞදි අරාබිය
  • Skolt Sami: Saudi-Arabia
  • Skolt Sami: Saudi-Arabia koonǥõskåʹdd
  • Slovak: Saudská Arábia
  • Slovenian: Saudova Arabija
  • Somali: Sacuudi Carabiya
  • Sorbian, Lower: Saudi-Arabska
  • Sorbian, Upper: Sawdi-Arabska
  • South Azerbaijani: سعودی عربیستان
  • South Azerbaijani: عربیستان
  • Spanish: Arabia Saudi
  • Spanish: Arabia Saudita
  • Spanish: Arabia Saudí
  • Spanish: Reino de Arabia Saudita
  • Sundanese: Saudi Arabia
  • Swahili (generic): Saudia
  • Swati: I-Arabhiya
  • Swedish: Kungadömet Saudiarabien
  • Swedish: Kungariket Saudiarabien
  • Swedish: Saudiarabien
  • Tachelhit: Tagldit Tasaɛudit
  • Tagalog: Arabyang Saudi
  • Tagalog: Saudi Arabia
  • Tajik: Арабистони Саудӣ
  • Tamil: சவூதி அரேபியா
  • Taroko: Saudi Arabia
  • Tatar: Soğud Ğäräbstanı
  • Tatar: Soğud Ğäräbstanı Patşalığı
  • Tatar: Согуд Гарәбстаны
  • Tatar: Согуд Гарәбстаны Патшалыгы
  • Telugu: సౌదీ అరేబియా
  • Tetum: Arábia Saudita
  • Thai: ซาอุดีอาระเบีย
  • Thai: ประเทศซาอุดีอาระเบีย
  • Tibetan: སའུ་དི་ཨ་ར་པི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: སཽ་དྷི་ཨ་རཱ་བི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ሰዑዲ ዓረብ
  • Tigrinya: ስዑዲ ዓረብ
  • Tok Pisin: Saudi Arabia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Saute ʻAlepea
  • Tosk Albanian: Saudi-Arabien
  • Tumbuka: Saudi Arabia
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: المملكة العربية السعودية
  • Turkish: Arabistan
  • Turkish: Suudi Arabistan
  • Turkmen: Saud Arabystan
  • Turkmen: Saud Arabystany
  • Udmurt: Сауд Аравия
  • Uighur: سەئۇدى ئەرەبىستان
  • Uighur: سەئۇدىي ئەرەبىستان
  • Ukrainian: Аль-Мамляка аль-Арабія ас-Саудія
  • Ukrainian: Королівство Саудівська Аравія
  • Ukrainian: Саудівська Арабія
  • Ukrainian: Саудівська Аравія
  • Urdu: سعودی عرب
  • Uzbek: Saudiya Arabistoni
  • Venetian: Arabia Saudìa
  • Venetian: Aràbia Saudia
  • Veps: Saudan Arabii
  • Vietnamese: A-rập Xê-út
  • Vietnamese: Saudi Arabia
  • Vietnamese: Ả-rập Xê-út (Saudi Arabia)
  • Vietnamese: Ả Rập Saudi
  • Volapük: Sauda-Larabän
  • Waray (Philippines): Arabya Saudita
  • Welsh: Saudi Arabia
  • Welsh: Sawdi-Arabia
  • Welsh: Sawdi Arabia
  • Welsh: Teyrnas Sawdi Arabia
  • Western Balochi: ئه ربیستان
  • Western Panjabi: سعودی عرب
  • Wolof: Araabi Sawdit
  • Wolof: Arabi Sawudi
  • Wu Chinese: 沙特阿拉伯
  • Yakut: Сауд Арабията
  • Yiddish: סאודי אראביע
  • Yoruba: Saudi Arabia
  • Yoruba: Sáúdí Arábíà
  • Yue Chinese: 沙地阿拉伯
  • Zeeuws: Saoedi-Araobië
  • Zhuang: Saudi Ahlazbwz
  • Zulu: i-Saudi Arabia
  • Al-Mamlaka al-‘Arabiya as-Sa‘udiya
  • Al Mamlakah al ‘Arabīyah as Su‘ūdīyah
  • Al ‘Arabīyah as Su‘ūdīyah
  • Arabia Saudïa
  • Arabie Saudite
  • Erebistana Siûdî
  • Erebıstanê Seudi
  • Sauda Arabėjė
  • Saudarabia
  • Saudi Arabian Kingdom
  • Saudi Erabia
  • Saudyjsko Arabijo
  • Saudyjskŏ Arabijŏ
  • СаӀудий Ӏарбий мохк
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