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Saudi Arabia

Definition/Scope: Country occupying four-fifths of the Arabian Peninsula. Extending for more than 1,200 miles from northwest to southeast and about 770 miles from southwest to northeast, Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait on the north; by Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman on the east; by a portion of Oman on the southeast; and by Yemen on the south and southwest. It is separated from Egypt, The Sudan, and Ethiopia by the Red Sea on the west; from Bahrain by the Gulf of Bahrain on the eas



Used For:

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Acronym:

KSA
SA (Army)
SAU

Broader Terms:

independent states (by name)
Middle East
Persian Gulf states

Narrower Terms:

Baha, Saudi Arabia
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Medina, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Taif, Saudi Arabia

Related Terms:

Arab League members
Gulf Cooperation Council
IMF members
OIC members
Operation Desert Falcon
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
Saudi Arabian armed forces
UN members


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