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Saudi Arabia factfile


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Statistics – at a glance

Saudi Arabia

 

United Kingdom

1,960,582

Area (Square km)

244,820

2,640

Coastline (Km)

12,429

Jebel Sawda 3,133m

Highest Point (Metres)

Ben Nevis 1,343m

24.3

Population (Millions)

60.1

68.7

Life Expectancy (Years)

78.2

37.2

Birth Rate (per 1000 people)

11.0

5.79

Death Rate (per 1000 people)

10.2

79%

Literacy Rate

99%

Riyadh

Capital City

London

3.27% per year

Population Growth (%)

0.3 per year

4.2%

Internet Users

32%

Saudi Riyal

Currency

British Pound

Oil – 90%

Main Exports

Manufactured goods, fuels, chemicals, food.

GMT plus 3 hours

Time Zone

GMT

Saudi Arabia flag

Flag

UK flag


More facts and figures:
www.saudiembassy.net/Country/Facts.asp

Compare data on Saudi Arabia with other countries:
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