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    Geography of Saudi Arabia
    Area: 1,960,582 million sq. km. (784,233 sq. mi.), slightly more than one-fifth the size of the continental United States.
    Cities (2003 est.): Capital--Riyadh (pop. 3.7 million). Other cities--Jeddah (2.7 million), Makkah, (1.6 million), Dammam/Khobar/Dhahran, (1.6 million).
    Terrain: Primarily desert with rugged mountains in the southwest.
    Climate: Arid, with great extremes of temperature in the interior; humidity and temperature are both high along the coast.