Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1932 / 1932
Capital city: Riyadh
Population: 26.2 million / 32 people per sq mile (12 people per sq km)
Total land area: 756,981 square miles (1,960,582 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language)
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 85%, Shi’a Muslim 15%
Ethnic mix: Arab 72%, Foreign residents (mostly south and southeast Asian) 20%, Afro-Asian 8%
Government type: Monarchy
Currency: Saudi riyal = 100 halalat
Literacy rate: 86%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3133 kilocalories

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