Saudi Arabia is the 13th largest country in the world and the largest country of Arabia, occupying over 80% of the Arabian Peninsula. It has extensive coastal borders along the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. Saudi Arabia shares land borders with Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Saudi Arabia can be divided into several different regions:
The climate of Saudi Arabia is one of extreme daytime temperatures, regularly reaching between 45 and 54°C, followed by cool evenings.
Saudi Arabia holds the second largest reserves of oil in the world and the sixth largest reserves of natural gas. It also possesses reserves of iron ore, gold and copper.