Saudi Arabia Maps

Saudi Arabia the third-largest Arab country spreads over an area of 2,149,690 square kilometres in the Middle East. It occupies the major part of the Arabian Peninsula. The kingdom is also known as The Land of the Two Holy Mosques as it includes Mecca and Medina, the two holy places of Islam.

  • As per land area it is the largest country in the Middle East.
  • It includes 13 provinces.
  • Abdul-Aziz bin Saud also known as Ibn Saud is considered the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Saudi Arabia is considered the reservoir of oil.
  • Riyadh, the largest city in Saudi Arabia is the capital of the country.
  • The population is 27,136,977 as per the 2010 estimate.
  • Bordering countries of Saudi Arabia include Jordan, the Sultanate of Oman, Yemen Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
  • A harsh climate prevails in Saudi Arabia with extremely high temperatures. 

Saudi Arabia Provinces

The 13 provinces of Saudi Arabia are Riyadh province, Madinah province, Asir province, Tabuk province, Hail province, Northern borders province, Najran province, Jizan province, Jouf province, Quassim province, Al-baha province, Makkah province and Eastern province.

Saudi Arabia Cities

Major cities of Saudi Arabia are Riyadh, Jeddah, Dhahran, Tabuk, Yanbu and Mecca.

Saudi Arabia Deserts

Deserts occupy 647,500 square kilometres of Saudi Arabia. One of the largest sand deserts in the world, The Rub' al Khali also known as Empty Quarter is in Saudi in Saudi Arabia. Other major deserts include Ad-Dahna Desert, An Nafud and Arabian Desert.

Saudi Arabia Rivers/Lakes

There is no permanent source of water in Saudi Arabia such as rivers or lakes.

Saudi Arabia Mountains

The major mountains of Saudi Arabia includes Al-Manifa, Mount Arafat, Asir Mountains, Hijaz mountains, Jabal al-Dukhan, Jabal al-Lawz, Najd, Jabal al-Nour, Jabal Sawda, Jabal Thawr and Mount Uhud. Out of these,  Jabal Sawda which is 3,133m is the highest point. Persian Gulf is the lowest point of the country.

Saudi Arabia Volcanoes

Al Harrah, Harrat Khaybar, Al Wahbah crater, Hala-'l Badr, Harrat Ash Shamah, Harrat Kishb and Harrat Rahat are the major volcanoes in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia Outline Map
Saudi Arabia Outline Map
Saudi Arabia Railways Map
Saudi Arabia Railways Map
Saudi Arabia Map
Saudi Arabia Map
Saudi Arabia Climate Map
Saudi Arabia Climate Map
Saudi Arabia Political Map
Saudi Arabia Political Map