Saudi Arabia

Population: 22,757,092

Languages: Arabic

Background: In 1902 Abdul al-Aziz Ibn SAUD captured Riyadh and set out on a 30-year campaign to unify the Arabian peninsula. In the 1930s, the discovery of oil transformed the country. Following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990, Saudi Arabia accepted the...

Currency: Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAR, SAR (3.75 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Saudi Arabian Font Foundries

 · Jamali Foundry

Saudi Arabian Typographic People


Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Saudi Arabia
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Saudi Arabia
 · BBC Country profile: Saudi Arabia