The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is of crucial importance for several reasons.
First and foremost, it was the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and is the location of Islam's two holiest cities, Makkah and Madinah.
Secondly, Saudi Arabia is a major player on the political scene. All its policies are based on the search for justice and stability and it has used its good offices on many occasions, at both regional and international level, to resolve some of the world's most intractable problems.
Economically, Saudi Arabia is a giant in its region and, with 25% of the world's proven oil reserves, is likely to become even more important in future.
The purpose of this section of the website is to provide visitors with answers to any questions they may have about the history, development, government and economy of the Kingdom. There are two thousand pages of information. Use the Table of Contents, the Index and the many hotlinks to navigate the site.
- Map of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- Location and Size
- Physical Features and Climate
- Geographical Regions of the Kingdom
- Natural Resources
- Flora and Fauna
- Administrative Regions of the Kingdom
- Major Cities of the Kingdom