General Information on Saudi Arabia
Head of State: H.M. King Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz Al Saud
Official Title: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Area: 864,866 square miles
Riyadh - Capital
Eid Al Fitr - 5 days
Saudi Arabia has a population of approximately 14 million.
All Saudis are Muslims. 95% of the Muslims belong to the
Sunni branch while 5% belong to the Shite branch. The Shite
population of Saudi Arabia suffers much discrimination and
injustice from the Sunni Government, since there is great
distrust and dislike between the Sunni and Shite sects of the
Arabic is the official language while English is used for commercial and business purposes.