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Saudi Arabia
(2,308 words)

Al Mamlakah Al ‘Arabiyyah As Su‘ūdiyyah (The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

34,710,000

Area

2,200,000 sq. km (870,000 sq. mi)

Population density

15/sq. km (40/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.92% (per 1,000: births 17, deaths 4)

Under 15 years

24%

Urban dwellers

84% (1.69% p.a.)

Largest cities

Riyadh 7,231,000; Jeddah 4,610,000; Mecca 2,042,000; Medina 1,489,000; Dammam 1,253,000; plus 12 over 300,000

Langua…

Cite this page
“Saudi Arabia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02SAU>
First published online: 2020



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