Saudi Info




The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is located in Southwest Asia on a wide area of the Arabian Peninsula. Its western limit is defined by the Red Sea; its northern limit is defined by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Iraq and the country of Kuwait; its eastern limit is defined by the Arabian Gulf, the State of Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman; whereas its southern limit is defined by the Republic of Yemen.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was officially established on the 21 Jamada Al-Awwal 1351 A.H. corresponding to 22 September 1932 A.D. but its roots go back to the year 1157 A.H. (1744 A.D.) when the first Saudi State was established by its Prince Mohammad Ben Saoud and has lasted around 75 years.

However the second Saudi state has started in the year 1340 A.H. (1834 A.D.) the year in which the Imam Turkey Ben Abdullah has occupied the city of Riyadh and liberated all of Najad from the control of Mohammed Ali Bacha.

This state lasted (75) years governed successively by nine individuals and in the fifth day of Shawwal in the year 1319 A.H. King Abed Al-Aziz  was able to recuperate and govern Riyadh and within 22 years he established his young kingdom

Area 2.250.000 km2