Monday, July 11, 2005

Saudi Arabia

i was surfing when i found lots of cool statistics about saudi arabia :p
maan we rock :p ok lets start:

1-Kingdom Center:
The tallest skycraper in Saudi Arabia. With a height of 302 m, it is considered the 25th tallest building in the world...The Kingdom Centre is owned by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a prince of the Saudi royal family, the total cost of the project was 1,717 Million Saudi Arabian Riyals...Kingdom Centre is the winning building of the Award 2002, selected as the "best new skyscraper of the year for design and functionality".

2-Al Faisaliyah Center:
The Al Faisaliyah Center is the first skyscraper in Saudi Arabia, and the second tallest building in the country after the Kingdom center.

3-King Khalid International Airport:
The largest airport in the world by ground area .

4-Euro Disney SCA:
The company that owns and operates Disneyland Resort Paris in France. 39.78% of shares are held by The Walt Disney Company, 10% by the Saudi Prince Alwaleed and 50.22% by other shareholders.

5-List of billionaires:
1-Bill Gates - USA - $46.5 billion
2-Warren Buffett - USA - $44.0 billion
3-Lakshmi Mittal - UK - $25.0 billion
4-Carlos Slim Helú - Mexico - $23.8 billion
5-Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - Saudi Arabia - $23.7 billion

79-Sulaiman Bin Abdul Al Rajhi - Saudi Arabia - $5.6 billion

170-Saleh bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi - Saudi Arabia - $3.2 billion

210-Khalid bin Mahfouz and family - Saudi Arabia - $2.8 billion

233-Saleh Kamel - Saudi Arabia - $2.6 billion

243-Mohammad Al Amoudi - Saudi Arabia - $2.5 billion

267-Oprah Winfrey - USA - $1.1 billion

6 persons from saudi arabia...thats impressive...

6-Saudi Arabia's Football Team (on
The Saudi team is ranked 31st on the world with 662 points.

i know that these facts are considered nothing to lots of other countries but i guess this is better than nothing at all...and i just hope that in the few next years the name of Saudi Arabia gets bigger and bigger :D


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