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Atlas of Saudi Arabia

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السعودية

العربية [1]السعودية - المملكة العربية السعودية

السعودية أو المملكة العربية السعودية هي أكبر دولة من دول شبه الجزيرة العربية، يحدها شمالا كل من العراق والاردن والكويت ، وشرقا الامارات العربية المتحدة و قطر و الخليج العربي، وعُمان من الجنوب الشرقي ، واليمن من الجنوب يوجد فيها أماكن دينية مقدسة للمسلمين كالمسجد الحرام أو الكعبة المشرفة وهي قبلة المسلمين والتي يقع في مكة و المسجد النبوي فى المدينة .

English Saudi Arabia - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula. It borders ► Jordan on the northwest, ► Iraq on the north and northeast, ► Kuwait, ► Qatar, ► Bahrain, and the ► United Arab Emirates on the east, ► Oman on the southeast, and ► Yemen on the south, with the Persian Gulf with ► Iran to its northeast and the Red Sea with ► Egypt ► Sudan and to its west. It is called "the land of the two holy mosques", a reference to Mecca and Medina, Islam's two holiest places.


Short name  Saudi Arabia
Official  name Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Status Independent country since 1926, united since 1932
Location Middle East
Capital [2]الرياض (Riyadh)
Population 27,019,731 inhabitants
Area 2,149,690 km²
Major  languages Arabic (official)
Major  religions Islam
More information Saudi Arabia, Geography of Saudi Arabia, History of Saudi Arabia and Politics of Saudi Arabia
More  images Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia (Category).

General maps

Sa-map.png Map of Saudi Arabia خريطة المملكة العربية السعودية
Saudi Arabia map.png Map of Saudi Arabia خريطة المملكة العربية السعودية
Saudi Arabia 2003 CIA map.jpg Map of Saudi Arabia خريطة المملكة العربية السعودية
Saudia Arabia topographic map.jpg Topopgraphic map
Empty quarter german.png Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter (in German) خريطة الربع الخالي
Empty quarter Arabia.PNG Rub' al Khali خريطة الربع الخالي
SaudiArabiaNumbered.png Emirates of Saudi Arabia خريطة السعودية الادارية

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Saudi Arabia, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Saudi Arabia.

LocationParthia.PNG The Parthian Empire (250 BCE-226 CE)
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Map of Parthia 100 BC
Sassanid Empire 620.png The Persian Sassanian Empire (226-650) in 602 to 629, Strokes: Under Sassanid military control.
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanide Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanide Empire
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphateخريطة الخلافاء الراشدين: I: Muhammad ; II: Abu Bakr ; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Seldschuken-Reich-map.png The Seljuq Empire 1037-1194
Ayyubids1189.png Ayyubid dynasty in 1189
Ayyubid.png The Ayyubid Empire of Saladin around 1190
Ottoman small animation.gif Growth of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman empire 1481-1683.jpg Growth of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman 1683.png Location of the Ottoman Empire in 1683

History of Asir

Sa mapa1.png Asir
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Nedj and Saudi Arabia

First Saudi State Big.png First Saudi State
Second Saudi State Big.png Second Saudi State
Alrasheed hail english.png Al Rashid (Ha'il)
[[|border|251x400px]] Conquest by the Nedj
Hijaz.png Kingdom of Hejaz
Jordan-Saudi Arabia Land Exchange.gif Land exchange between Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Satellite maps

Dust storm over Iran, Iraq.jpg Satellite map

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  1. Romanization: as-Sa'ūdiyyah - Al-Mamlakah al-'Arabiyyah as-Sa'ūdiyyah.
  2. Romanization: ar-Riyāḍ.

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