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  • Saudi ArabiaCapital City: RiyadhPopulation: 26.6 millionLanguages: Arabic and EnglishReligions: Sunni Muslim and Shite Muslim

  • Map of Saudi Arabia

  • Flag of Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabias LandSaudi Arabia is one fourth the size of the United StatesDeserts cover much of the east and southThere are mountain ranges in the southwestThere are no rivers or lakesThe Red Sea borders the west and the Persian Gulf borders the east

  • Climate of countrySaudi Arabia has intense heat each day. 70 degrees is the coldest temperature reached and they have lots of sandstorms.

  • Attractions of Saudi ArabiaBlack StoneWell of ZamzamKaabaMasmak CitadelKingdom Centre Tower

  • SportsSoccer camel racing volleyball swimming basketball.Camels start racing when they are two years old.They practice running every day.

  • Problems in Saudi ArabiaThey have a problem with people coming to their country and being forced to beg, work, or be a servant without getting paid.

  • Government of Saudi ArabiaAbaullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is the King and Prime MinisterSaudi Arabia is a Monarchy

  • Food and PeopleThey eat rice and lamb.Some family members live in separate houses, but many extended families live together.

  • The Holiday of RamadanAt the end of Ramadan, which is a month long religious holiday, there is a 3 day feast called Eid al Fitr. During Ramadan, Muslims do not eat or drink during the day, they only eat after sunset or before sunrise.

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