Top 5 facts for Saudi Arabia:
1. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded by Abdul-Aziz bin Saud (known for most of his career as Ibn Saud) in 1932.
2. Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East by land area, constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula, and the second-largest Arab country.Area – 2,149,690 km2
3. Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest producer of desalinated water: thirty-three plants produce nearly two million cubic meters of fresh water from the sea.
4. Population – 28,376,355 ( 2011 est.)
5. Saudi Arabia has the world’s largest oil reserves and is the world’s largest oil exporter.