Where is Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia is located in the Middle East region at latitude 23.885942 and longitude 45.079162 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 23° 53' 9.39'' N
  • 45° 4' 44.98'' E

You can see the location of Saudi Arabia on the world map below:

Saudi Arabia location on the map pointed out by a flag pin.

Saudi Arabia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Saudi Arabia (SA) are:

  1. Iraq (IQ)
  2. Jordan (JO)
  3. Kuwait (KW)
  4. Oman (OM)
  5. Qatar (QA)
  6. United Arab Emirates (AE)
  7. Yemen (YE)

Maritime Borders

Saudi Arabia borders with the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea.

Saudi Arabia Related Content

Saudi Arabia Key Facts

CountrySaudi Arabia
CoordinatesLatitude: 23.885942
Longitude: 45.079162
Country CodesAlpha 2: SA
Alpha 3: SAU
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇦
Int. Phone Prefix+966
Capital cityRiyadh
Continent
Subcontinent
Asia
Middle East
Country Area2,149,690 sq km
Population 202135,340,680
World Rank: 41
Median Age29.8
Life expectancy76.9
Major languagesArabic (official)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+03:00
Internet TLD.sa
Biggest AirportKing Fahd International Airport (DMM)
Average temperature24.65 °C
76.37 °F
Administrative Divisions13 regions
Political systemAbsolute monarchy

Saudi Arabia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionMiddle East & North Africa
CurrencySaudi Riyal (SAR)
GDP in 2020$703.4 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 20
GDP per capita in 2020$20,204
World Rank: 43
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Germany, South Korea, Japan
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, China, India, Japan, South Korea

Biggest Cities in Saudi Arabia

Here are the largest cities in Saudi Arabia based on 2021 data:

City Population
Riyadh 6,889,000
Jeddah 3,976,000
Mecca 1,675,368
Medina 1,180,770
Ad Dammam 903,312
Al Hufuf 660,788
Al Hillah 594,605
At Ta'if 579,970
Tabuk 547,957
Buraydah 467,410

Map of Saudi Arabia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Middle East Region