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Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, commonly known as Saudi Arabia, is the birthplace of Islam and the “Land of the Two Holy Mosques,” Masjid al-Haram and Al-Masjid al-Nabawi. The largest country on the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia occupies 80 percent of the peninsula and is surrounded by seven countries, namely, Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait on the north; Qatar and United Arab Emirates on the east; Oman on the southeast; and Yemen on the south. The Red Sea lies west of Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Bahrain are situated on its east.

Saudi Arabia comprises an area of 864,900 square miles (2,240,000 square kilometers); with an estimated population of 28,082,541 million, it ranks 46th in the world in population. Saudi Arabia's economy is ...

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