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Regional and kin-based tribal and clan identities are shared among Saudi Arabian citizens. Saudi Arabia occupies 868,730 square miles (2,250,000 square kilometers).
It is bounded on the east by the Arabian (Persian) Gulf; on the west by the Red Sea; to the south and southeast by Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar; and to the north and northeast by Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait.
Wadis, the dry beds of ancient rivers, sometimes flow with runoff from downpours and seep with underground water. Najd, the geographic center and political and cultural core, is a vast plateau that combines rocky and sandy areas with isolated mountains and wadi systems.
Agricultural oases are the sites of villages, towns, and cities.
More than half the citizens were less than 20 years old. Arabic is the language of all Saudi Arabian citizens and about half the immigrants. The national flag is green, the color of Islam, and bears a white inscription that translates as, "There is No God but God, and Muhammad is the Messenger of God." A white saber, the sword of Islam, was added in 1906 and symbolizes the military successes of Islam and of Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, the founder of the contemporary state.
Classical Arabic ( fusha ) in its Koranic, high literary, and modern standard forms is used for prayers and religious rituals, poetry, lectures, speeches, broadcasts, written communications, and other formal purposes. The national logo depicts two crossed swords and a date palm tree.
A narrow coastal plane known as Tihama is predominant in the south, while a mountain chain with a steep western escarpment runs through these areas.
Hijaz has strong and ancient urban traditions and is the location of Mecca (Makkah) and Medina (al-Madinah).
Just over three-quarters of the population was urban, with the remainder classified as rural, including the few remaining nomads.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (in Arabic, al-Mamlaka al-Arabiya as-Saudiya ) occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula, the original homeland of the Arab people and of Islam.