Saudi Arabia - SA

Name Saudi Arabia (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes SA / SAU
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Riyadh
Area 2149690
DD coordinates 24.266906 / 45.107849
DMS coordinates 24°16'0.86" N / 45°06'28.26" E
UTM coordinates 38R 510946.69939043 2683781.4967381
Total cities 294
Flag of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on map

Saudi Arabia is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Saudi Arabia, is SA.

It's territory covers an area of 2149690 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. On nationwide level, Saudis is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Arabic. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 221372 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 5410 km.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 966 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use SAR as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Saudi Arabia live according to the Asia/Riyadh time zone, which is also the one used in Riyadh.

More about Saudi Arabia

Official languages Saudis
Nationalities Arabic
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .sa
Phone codes 966
Currencies SAR
Life expectancy males Ø 73,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 76,6 years
Birthrate 17,8 ‰
Deathrate 3,5 ‰
Males/Females 57,7%/42,3%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 285,77 bn $
Importations 209,95 bn $
Tourism receipts 19,85 bn $
Unemployment rate 8,2%
Inflation rate -2,09%
Corruption index 53 (moderate)
Energy consumption 296,2 bn kWh

Land use

2% Urban areas 41224 km²
81% Agricultural areas 1736520 km²
0% Forest 9674 km²
17% Others 362273 km²


Roadways 221372 km
Railways 5410 km
Commercial harbors 374
Airports 78

Saudi Arabia cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 294):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
PCN Flag of Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands Oceania - 19350 km
PYF Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia Oceania Papeete 18345 km
COK Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands Oceania - 17445 km
NIU Flag of Niue Niue Oceania - 16365 km
KIR Flag of Kiribati Kiribati Oceania - 16229 km
ASM Flag of American Samoa American Samoa Oceania Pago Pago 16111 km
WSM Flag of Samoa Samoa Oceania Apia 15947 km
TON Flag of Tonga Tonga Oceania - 15889 km
TKL Flag of Tokelau Tokelau Oceania - 15758 km
WLF Flag of Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna Oceania - 15367 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 584 km
KWT Flag of Kuwait Kuwait Asia - 609 km
QAT Flag of Qatar Qatar Asia Doha 626 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 895 km
IRQ Flag of Iraq Iraq Asia Baghdad 1005 km
YEM Flag of Yemen Yemen Asia - 1020 km
JOR Flag of Jordan Jordan Asia Amman 1106 km
OMN Flag of Oman Oman Asia Muscat 1148 km
ERI Flag of Eritrea Eritrea Africa Asmara 1153 km
IRN Flag of Iran Iran Asia Tehran 1234 km

There are many ways to find how far is Saudi Arabia (SA) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Saudi Arabia to Haversine
North pole 7309 km 4542 mil
Equator 5555 km 3451 mil
South pole 12706 km 7895 mil

Distance calculator

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41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Saudi Arabia and Pitcairn Islands is 19350 kilometers or 12023 miles.
The most smallest distances between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is 584 kilometers or 363 miles.
We found information about 294 cities.
The capital of SA is Riyadh with population in 2022 over 6881000 people.
The area of Saudi Arabia (SA) is 2149690 square kilometers.
Yes, Saudi Arabia is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of SA is The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia has approximately 78 airports.