🕋How well do you know, Saudi Arabia❓@✒GBG⚔

🕋How well do you know, Saudi Arabia❓@✒GBG⚔

1.  Saudi Arabia is a desert country encompassing most of the Arabian Peninsula, with Red Sea and Persian Gulf defining it's coastlines. It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast.

2.   Known as the birthplace of Islam, it’s home to the religion’s two most sacred mosques, namely  Masjid al-Harram, the destination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca,  and Medina’s, Masjid An-Nabawi, the burial site of the prophet Muhammad.

3 . Saudi Arabia is geographically the fifth-largest state in Asia and second-largest state in the Arab world, after Algeria.

4.  Saudi Arab is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast,  Qatar,  Bahrain & United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast and Yemen to the south. It is separated from Israel  and  Egypt by the  Gulf of Aqaaba.  Most of its terrain consists of arid desert and mountains.

4. Having an area of 830,000 square miles, it has a population of approximately 33,000,000. The per capita income of this Kingdom of liquid gold, is 55000 dollars plus, and it has one of the largest defence budgets in world.

4.  Petroleum was discovered in this land on the third of March, 1938.  Saudi Arabia has since become the world's largest oil producer and exporter, controlling the world's second largest oil reserves and the sixth largest gas reserve.  Riyadh, the capital, of this Arab superpower is a  metropolis, with its skyline dominated by  skyscrapers.

5.  Presently ruled by His Highness, Salman uL Saud, his son, Crown Prince MbS, is the most powerful person of the nation.

6.  Crown Prince MbS aka Mohammad bin Salman is the defense minister of Saudi Arabia, and thus controls the  armed forces of this extremly rich nation. Armed forces of Saudi Arabia consist of,  Saudi Arabian Army, the Royal Saudi Air Force, the Royal Saudi Navy, the Royal Saudi Air Defense, and the Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force. Saudi forces are one of the best equipped and richest armies of the world.

7.   Saudi Arabia is once again in news because of a coup attempt in its royal plalace. Only tomorrow's reporting will show as to which side the Saudi Camel is going to sit, as today the camel is inside the Sheikh's tent, either in an effort to share it, or take it over, and the camel driver could well be the Yankee, who did the sword dance with Sheikhs, only weeks ago.
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