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Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia is officially Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The location of Saudi Arabia is a western Asian country bordered by Jordan and Iraq on the north and northeast and the red sea is to the west. The population of Saudi Arabia is about 28,686,633 people in a land area of about 1,071,000 square miles. The GDP per capita is $18,855. There is a law in Saudi Arabia that states if you are caught stealing the punishment is cutting off your hands. The language is Arabic so you should probably learn the language before you go.
Some places that you can visit in Saudi Arabia are Riyadh. Riyadh is the capital and the largest city of Saudi Arabia. Some architectural landmarks are Burj Al Mamlakah or Kingdom Centre. This building is the 36th tallest building in the world. Kingdom Centre is 311 meters tall or 1000 feet tall and has 47 floors. It is owned by Al-Waleed bin Talal who is the prince of the Saudi royal family.
Another city you can visit is Abha. If you get there during the summer there is a festival you can go to called the Abha Festival. It is for sporting events, shows, exhibitions, and musical performances. It was started for tourists to visit and get to know the surroundings and the city.

Posted by ddougherty 08:30 Archived in Saudi Arabia

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