Saudi Arabi The Kingdom Of Arabia

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Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula and Located in the southwest corner of Asia, with a total Saudi population as 2010 amounted 29,195,895 million.
The country was established in 1932 by King Abdulaziz Al Saud. The Kingdom is Monarchy under the leadership of Al Saud Family, current monetary unit is Riyal, the Kingdom is at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa.

Geography
It is surrounded by the Red Sea on the West, by Yemen and Oman on the South, the Arabian Gulf and the United Arab Emirates and Qatar on the East, and Jordan, Iraq and Kuwait on the North. Saudi Arabia 's Red Sea coastline stretches about 1,760 kilometers (1,100 miles) while its Arabian Gulf coastline roughly 560 kilometers (350 miles).

Economy
Saudi Arabia has an oil-based economy with strong government controls over major economic activities. It possesses about 16% of the world 's proven petroleum reserves, ranks as the largest exporter of petroleum, and plays a leading role in OPEC. The petroleum sector accounts for roughly 87% of budget revenues, 42% of GDP, and 90% of export earnings.

The Shoura "consultative" Council
The “al-Shoura” council represents one of the ruling methods in the KSA. It acts as a very important decision making body. Despite the system of monarchy, the authorized persons in the council take into consideration the opinions of many other elite groups.
The council, situated in Riyadh, consists of 150 members appointed by…
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