Saudi Arabia

Summary

Form of Government
Unitary state
Absolute monarchy
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Area
2,149,690 km² (830000 mi²)
Contained by
Population
GDP (nominal)
356,630,440,587 (2006, US$)
315,580,048,571 (2005, US$)
250,338,933,333 (2004, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
21,300 (2008, US$)
 

Country

National anthem
Calling Code
966
ISO Short Name
SAUDI ARABIA
FIPS Code
SA
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
sa
Languages spoken
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Saudi
 

Military post

People posted here
 

Countries

Continent
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DS, 201, 248)
 

Namesake

Named after
 

Athletics country

Championships athletes performances
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Organization member

Member of
Arab Monetary Fund
OPEC (1960)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1926-01-08
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Military Combatant

Military Conflicts
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
KSA
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Location

Adjoins
Time zone(s)
UTC+3
People born here
Geolocation
43.6021007055 × 24.1631291005
Contains
Adjectival form
Saudi
Saudi Arabian
Events
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
Sa'dah Governorate is contained in both Yemen and Saudi Arabia. (But, neither Yemen nor Saudi Arabia is contained in the other., Sa'dah Governorate, Yemen, FixPlaces, Sa'dah Governorate)
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Saudi Arabian
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
sa
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia
Governing officials
King of Saudi Arabia (Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, 2005-08-01, King)
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, 2011-10-27, Crown Prince)
Agencies
Saudi Arabian Ministry of Finance
Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health
 

Employer

Employees and other personnel
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (Ali al-Naimi, 1995)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Saudi Arabia (1973-03-15)
 

Statistical region

Fertility rate
6.331 (1987)
6.166 (1988)
6.004 (1989)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
15.152 (1988)
13.39 (1989)
14.024 (1990)
GDP growth rate
4.691 (1981)
6.038 (1969)
12.034 (1970)
Places exported to
? (2006, Sudan)
16600000000.0 (US$, 2008, United States of America)
? (Djibouti)
Internet users as percentage of population
0.494 (1999)
0 (1990)
0.011 (1995)
Places imported from
Dubai (194,000,000, US$, 2005)
Portugal (54,900,000, Euro, 2004)
Portugal (99,800,000, Euro, 2008)
Life expectancy
44.875 (1960)
45.484 (1961)
46.112 (1962)
Oil production
10,665,000 (2006)
10,234,000 (2007)
10,782,000 (2008)
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