Top 10 Saudi Arabia facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz What is written on the Saudi Arabia flag?Declaration of belief. The shahada is the Muslim declaration of belief in the oneness of God and acceptance of Muhammad as God’s prophet. The declaration in its shortest form reads: There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God.Created by: KasiaArabia facts » Entrance to which holy city is prohibited for non-believers?Mecca. In its modern period, Mecca has seen tremendous expansion in size and infrastructure. Mecca has become one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse cities in the Muslim world, although non-Muslims are prohibited from entering the city.Created by: Cleoreligions facts » What kind of crude oil is better? (more expensive)Sweet crude oil contains small amounts of hydrogen sulfide (in contrast to sour crude oil). Low-sulfur crude oil is in high demand as it is used to produce high-quality gasoline without the need for expensive processes of removing sulfur impurities. The term "sweet" originates from the fact that a low level of sulfur provides the oil with a mildly sweet taste and pleasant smell. Nineteenth century prospectors would taste and smell small quantities of oil to determine its quality.Created by: globalquiz.orgnatural resources facts » How many rounds does a Muslim pilgrim walk around the Kaaba?Seven. During the Hajj, about 6 million pilgrims gather to circle the building on the same day.Created by: globalquiz.orgIslam facts » Where is Mecca?At point 3. Mecca was long ruled by Muhammad's descendants, the sharifs, either as independent rulers or as vassals to larger empires. It was absorbed into Saudi Arabia in 1925.Created by: life-o-holicMiddle East facts » What is the world's second largest non-polar desert?Arabian Desert. The Arabian Desert is twice as large as the Gobi, and four times larger than Great Victoria and Kalahari. It occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula.Created by: globalquiz.orgdeserts facts » Tradition says that Koran has been written in years ...610 - 632. According to Muslim beliefs Koran has been revealed to Mohamet by archangel Jibrila. Mahomet was illiterate so "canonical" version has been written by Zajd ibn Sabit, his personal secretary.Created by: Alicja TurostowskaQuran facts » What is the capital city of Saudi Arabia?Riyadh. From 1940s, the city entered the long period of modernization and planned development under king Saud. Today, Riyadh resembles American metropolies with its grid layout pattern and neighbourhoods connected by high-performance main roads to the inner areas. Created by: globalquiz.orgWestern Asia facts » What sea lies between Egypt and Saudi Arabia?Red Sea. The Red Sea is the world's northernmost tropical sea with coral reefs. The name of the sea may come from the seasonal blooms of the red-coloured cyanobacterias Trichodesmium erythraeum.Created by: globalquiz.orgEgypt facts » What is the largest sand desert in the world ? Rub' al Khali. The Rub' al Khali desert is the largest continuous sand desert in the world, encompassing most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula. The desert covers some 650,000 km2 (250,000 sq mi) including parts of Saudi Arabia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and YemenCreated by: Tschuka geography facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.