Saudi Arabia💎

by: Lindsey Le✔

Country Basics:

Country Name: Saudi Arabia

Capital of Country: Riyadh

Flag: Green and White with a sword

Flag Meaning: Writing meaning there is no god but Allah and the green color is the Islamic color

Geography:

Location: Asia

Countries Surrounding it: Jordan, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait, and Yemen

Major Landforms: Desert land filled huge amounts of sand

Major Landmarks: Islamic Sites- where Muslims from anywhere in the world, visits the sacred sites.

Major Bodies of Water: Red Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Aquada

Government:

Type of Government: Monarchy

Leaders: King Abdallah, Prince Faisal, and Princess Loulwah+

Chosen: Chosen by King only

Rights/Responsibilities of Citizens: no right in changing the government, no religious freedom, and beatings/abuse

Economy:

Rich or Poor Country: Rich. Most money came from oil exports

Type of Money: Bills: 1,5,10,20,20,50,100,200 and 500 Riyals, Coins: 5,10,25,50, and 100 Halalas, 1 Riyal equals 100 Halalas.

Main Imports: Clothes, Chemical Products, Food, Medicine, and Metals

Main Exports: Crude Petroleum, Refined Petroleum, Cars, and Delivery Trucks

Life Expectancy, Birth Rate, Literacy Rate:75.05 years, 18.78 births/1,000 population, 94.7%

Culture:

Men Clothing: Long trousers with a shirt that covers the upper torso

Women Clothing: Black outer cloaks over their dresses. Wears Shayla's wrapped around their head as hats.

Major Language: Arabic

Languages that are spoken: Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, and Turkish

Main Religion: Islam

Religions Beliefs: Believes about the rights about god and the universe

Food: Fatir (Flat Bread) Not likely to be available in the US but is made with barely toasted flour. Flour tortillas baked in the oven

Climate:

General Weather Conditions: Dry climate with high temperatures

Average Yearly Rainfall: Rains along the Red Sea coast during March- April only

Average Yearly Temperature: Above 18⁰C

Effects the Climate has on the Country:

History:

Terrorist Attack: Terrorist attacked the twin towers on September 11th, 2001 which caused chaos to Saudi Arabia

Compare and Contrast:

Saudi Religion vs Us Religion:

Saudi Foods vs Us Foods:

Websites:

Websites:

Worldatlas.com

Famouswonders.com

Wondermondo.com

Saudiembassy.net

Leaders-Saudiarabia.com

State.Gov

Globalnet.co.uk

saudiembassy.net

kwintessential.co.uk

foodbycountry.com