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Capital City: Riyadh Population: 26.

6 million Languages: Arabic and English Religions: Sunni Muslim and Shite Muslim

Saudi Arabia is one fourth the size of the United States Deserts cover much of the east and south There are mountain ranges in the southwest There are no rivers or lakes The Red Sea borders the west and the Persian Gulf borders the east

Saudi Arabia has the world's second largest oil reserves and is the world's second largest oil exporter Oil accounts for more than 90% of exports and nearly 75% of government revenues, facilitating the creation of a welfare state

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

Black Stone Well of Zamzam Kaaba Masmak Citadel Kingdom Centre Tower

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

Abaullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is the King and Prime Minister Saudi Arabia is a Monarchy

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

At 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.