Saudi Arabia covers most of the Arabian Peninsula with coasts on both the Red Sea and Persian Gulf. The country is entirely composed of dry desert terrain. The country has an absolute monarchy whose system is based on the strict Wahhabism Sunni Islam. OIl was discovered in 1932 and provides the country with is economic and political power.
Capital city: Riyadh Highest Point: Jabal Sawda 3,000 metres (9,843 ft) Lowest Point: Persian Gulf (0ft / 0m) Land Area: 868,729 sq. mi (2,250,000 km² sq. km) Water Area: 0 Total Area: 868,729 sq. mi (2,250,000 km² sq. km) Coastline: 2,640 km Bordering countries (7) Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Yemen