Saudi Arabia
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
FIPS code (FIPS 10-4) : intended for general use throughout the US Government.
ISO codes : International Organization for Standardization.




Saudi Arabia - Physical geography

Area : 2 152 000 Km2
Lands under cultivation : 2 %
Wild pasture lands : 56 %
Forests : 1 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Persian Gulf)
Max. Height : 3133 m (Jabal Sawda)


Saudi Arabia - Climate
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Saudi Arabia - People
Nationality : Saudi Arabian
Main language(s) : Arabic

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Population (2005) : 24 582 000 people
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Density : 11 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.96 children / woman
Life expectancy : 72 years
Urban population : 88 %

Main cities :
2 650 000 people Riyadh (capital)
1 500 000 people Djebbah
1 000 000 people La Mecque
610 000 people Medina
420 000 people Ta'if
230 000 people Hufuf
75 000 people Dharan


Saudi Arabia - Economy
Currency : Rial (SAR) = 100 Halalas
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 4.54 Rial (SAR)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 191 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 7770 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 289.19 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 11764 dollars


Saudi Arabia - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Dates (4)
- Barley
- Sheeps (29)
- Oil (1)
- Deposits of oil (1)
- Deposits of gas (4)
- Natural gas (10)
- Iron (19)
RECORDS :
- The largest airport in the world = 225 Km2 (King Khalid Airport, Riyad).


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