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Saudi Arabia, satellite image. North is at top. Natural colour satellite image showing Saudi Arabia (centre) and the surrounding territories. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest state in Western Asia and constitutes the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Jordan (upper left), Iraq (top centre), Kuwait (small, upper right), Qatar (small peninsula, centre right), the United Arab Emirates (UAE, centre right), Oman (lower right), and Yemen (bottom centre). The Red Sea (blue, left) lies to its west, and the Persian Gulf (blue, upper right) lies to the east. The Gulf of Aden (blue, far right), Arabian Sea, (blue, lower right), and Mediterranean Sea (blue, upper left) can also be seen. Image compiled from data acquired by the LANDSAT 5 and 7.
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