Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Saudi Arabia, and Riyadh (GPS: 24 39 N 46 42 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, north of Yemen.

Find any address in Riyadh on the Google map of Saudi Arabia (SA) with ease or calculate your up to date itinerary to and from Saudi Arabia or its neighboring counties like N/A.

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Google Maps Saudi Arabia

Occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia covers an area the size of western Europe. It is the world’s largest oil producer and has a major petrochemicals industry.

Saudi Arabia is mostly sandy desert.

The map above fully covers Saudi Arabia with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Riyadh or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Riyadh, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Saudi Arabia (SA).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Saudi Arabia with its administrative divisions; 13 provinces (mintaqat, singular – mintaqah); Al Bahah, Al Hudud ash Shamaliyah (Northern Border), Al Jawf, Al Madinah (Medina), Al Qasim, Ar Riyad (Riyadh), Ash Sharqiyah (Eastern), ‘Asir, Ha’il, Jazan, Makkah (Mecca), Najran, Tabuk.

The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Saudi Arabia, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.

Saudi Arabia occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula, with the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba to the west and the Persian Gulf to the east. Neighboring countries are Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, Yemen, and Bahrain, connected to the Saudi mainland by a causeway. Saudi Arabia contains the world’s largest continuous sand desert, the Rub Al-Khali, or Empty Quarter. Its oil region lies primarily in the eastern province along the Persian Gulf.

Saudi Arabia (area: 2 149 680 sq km / 829 995,75 sq mi), where the official language is N/A, lying in Asia and using the currency; N/A, set their clock to UTC+3. That means they are 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Riyadh, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Saudi Arabia; In summer, temperatures often soar above 118°F (48°C), but in winter they may fall below freezing. Rainfall is rare.

Geography in a nutshell; Mostly desert or semidesert plateau. Mountain ranges in the west run parallel to the Red Sea and drop steeply to a coastal plain.

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Driving directions Saudi Arabia

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Saudi Arabia above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Saudi Arabia are 25 00 N, 45 00 E , while the capital, Riyadh found at 24 39 N 46 42 E.

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About Saudi Arabia and the capital, Riyadh

Flag of Saudi Arabia Schematic map of Saudi Arabia
The national flag of Saudi Arabia Borderline map of Saudi Arabia
Flag description: green, a traditional color in Islamic flags, with the Shahada or Muslim creed in large white Arabic script (translated as “There is no god but God; Muhammad is the Messenger of God”) above a white horizontal saber (the tip points to the hoist side); design dates to the early twentieth century and is closely associated with the Al Saud family which established the kingdom in 1932; the flag is manufactured with differing obverse and reverse sides so that the Shahada reads – and the sword points – correctly from right to left on both sides. Note: the only national flag to display an inscription as its principal design; one of only three national flags that differ on their obverse and reverse sides – the others are Moldova and Paraguay. Border length: total: 4,272 km. Border countries (total: 7): Iraq 811 km, Jordan 731 km, Kuwait 221 km, Oman 658 km, Qatar 87 km, UAE 457 km, Yemen 1,307 km.

Did you know about Saudi Arabia?

  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was unified under King Abd-al Aziz (ibn Sa’ud) in 1932. The Sa’ud family are the country’s absolutist rulers.
  • Three million Muslims a year make the haj (pilgrimage) to the holy city of Mecca. Only practicing Muslims are allowed inside the city.
  • Oil has made Saudi Arabia fabulously rich, enabling it to develop new industries and build desalination plants-for turning seawater into useable freshwater.

Facts of Saudi Arabia (SA)

Name conventional long form: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, conventional short form: Saudi Arabia, local long form: Al Mamlakah al Arabiyah as Suudiyah, local short form: Al Arabiyah as Suudiyah, etymology: named after the ruling dynasty of the country, the House of Saud; the name “Arabia” can be traced back many centuries B.C., the ancient Egyptians referred to the region as “Ar Rabi”
Codes: ISO; SA, Internet; .sa
Capital city: Riyadh
Language(s): Arabic (official language)
National holiday(s): Unification of the Kingdom, 23 September (1932)
Motto: There is no god but God
Currency: N/A
GPS: 25 00 N, 45 00 E, Riyadh; 24 39 N 46 42 E
Location: Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, north of Yemen
Geography note: Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the world without a river; extensive coastlines on the Persian Gulf and Red Sea provide great leverage on shipping (especially crude oil) through the Persian Gulf and Suez Canal
Land boundaries: Iraq 811 km, Jordan 731 km, Kuwait 221 km, Oman 658 km, Qatar 87 km, UAE 457 km, Yemen 1,307 km, total: 4,272 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 2,640 km
Area: total: 2,149,690 sq km; land: 2,149,690 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 829 995,75 mi2), slightly more than one-fifth the size of the US.
Roadways: total: 221,372 km, paved: 47,529 km (includes 3,891 km of expressways), unpaved: 173,843 km (2006)
Waterways: N/A
Local time (capital): UTC+3, 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Saudi Arabia: 33 554 343
Population in Riyadh: 5 451 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 83.1% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: RIYADH (capital) 6.195 million; Jeddah 4.076 million; Mecca 1.771 million; Medina 1.28 million; Ad Dammam 1.064 million (2015)
Population growth rate: 1.46% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 18.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 3.3 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 26.56% (male 3,835,472 / female 3,644,041) 15-24 years: 18.85% (male 2,843,422 / female 2,465,027) 25-54 years: 46.4% (male 7,401,654 / female 5,663,769) 55-64 years: 4.86% (male 747,307 / female 620,100) 65 years and over: 3.34% (male 478,244 / female 461,237) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 27.2 years; male: 27.9 years, female: 26.2 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Arab 90%, Afro-Asian 10%
Religions: Muslim (official; citizens are 85-90% Sunni and 10-15% Shia), other (includes Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sikh) (2012 estimate). Note: despite having a large expatriate community of various faiths (more than 30% of the population), most forms of public religious expression inconsistent with the government-sanctioned interpretation of Sunni Islam are restricted; non-Muslims are not allowed to have Saudi citizenship and non-Muslim places of worship are not permitted (2013)
Government type: Unitary Islamic absolute monarchy
Legal system: Islamic (sharia) legal system with some elements of Egyptian, French, and customary law; note – several secular codes have been introduced; commercial disputes handled by special committees
National anthem: N/A
Known national hazards: frequent sand and dust stormsvolcanism: despite many volcanic formations, there has been little activity in the past few centuries; volcanoes include Harrat Rahat, Harrat Khaybar, Harrat Lunayyir, and Jabal Yar
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 80.7%; arable land 1.5%; permanent crops 0.1%; permanent pasture 79.1%; forest: 0.5%; other: 18.8% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: wheat, barley, tomatoes, melons, dates, citrus; mutton, chickens, eggs, milk
Industries: crude oil production, petroleum refining, basic petrochemicals, ammonia, industrial gases, sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), cement, fertilizer, plastics, metals, commercial ship repair, commercial aircraft repair, construction
Export commodities: petroleum and petroleum products 90% (2012 estimate)
Main export partners: China 13.2%, Japan 10.9%, US 9.6%, India 9.6%, South Korea 8.5% (2015)
Import commodities:
machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, motor vehicles, textiles
Main import partners: China 13.9%, US 12.7%, Germany 7.1%, South Korea 6.1%, India 4.5%, Japan 4.4%, UK 4.3% (2015)

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