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Nejd landscape with the Tuwaiq Escarpment in Saudi Arabia
The Nejd landscape, the geographical central region of Saudi Arabia, within the desert is the Tuwaiq Escarpment south west of Riyadh. View of the Tuwaiq from the west, the escarpment is approximately 600 m high, it crosses the Arabian Peninsula from near the Yemeni border in the south to the Al-Nafud desert in the north.
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About Saudi Arabia

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The satellite view and the map shows the Arab country officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula, bounded by the Red Sea in the west and the Persian Gulf in the east. Countries with international borders to Saudi Arabia are Bahrain (by a causeway), Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the UAE, and Yemen.

Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia
Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia, the country is the largest oil producer in the Middle East.
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Saudi Arabia is the largest Arab state in Western Asia with an area of more than 2 million km²; it is almost four times the size of Metropolitan France or somewhat larger than Mexico.

Saudi Arabia occupies a land area of more than two million km²; the sheikdom is about four times the size of France, or somewhat larger than one quarter the size of the contiguous United States.

The country has a population of 33.4 million people (in 2018); about one-third are expatriates. The House of Saud rules the Kingdom along traditional Islamic lines. The legal system of Saudi Arabia is based on Sharia law in an (until now) uncodified form.

The country is the largest oil producer in the Middle East; the proven oil reserves in Saudi Arabia are the second largest in the world, estimated to be 268 billion barrels.

The capital and largest city is Riyadh. Spoken language is Arabic (official).

The map shows Saudi Arabia with cities, towns, expressways, and main roads.

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Geographic coordinates: 25 00 N, 45 00 E

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