It’s National Day: Here’s 9 Quick Facts To Know About Saudi Arabia


The people are cheering, everyone’s in green and it is great vibes everywhere today for Saudi’s National Day. 

But let’s refresh your mind, with these 8 quick facts about the Kingdom we know and love:

1. Saudi has more oil than any other country globally

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2. It is also the largest country in the world without a river

3. Saudi might beat Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in building the world’s tallest tower by 2018

It will be called the Kingdom Tower. 

4. “According to Forbes magazine, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah was once the 8th most powerful person in the world and the world’s most powerful Muslim”


5. Saudi Arabia is the 13th largest country in the world! 

6. Every year, the royal family holds reunions in Riyadh, where they perform the ‘sword dance’

7. The Harry Potter books have actually been banned in the kingdom 

Due to its witchrafty-nature. 

8. Saudi Arabia has the largest military budget 

Around 10% of their entire GDP goes to funding the army 

9. The largest camel market in the world is in Riyadh 

They sell more than 100 camels per day. Wow.

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