Saudi Arabia officially known as the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia is an Arab country in Western Asia! It is located along the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Jordan to the north Iraq to to the northeast and Kuwait to Bahrain to Qatar to the northeast. Qatar Bahrain Oman Oman and the United Arab Emirates (to the east) to the southeast Oman to the southeast Yemen to south. Saudi Arabia’s population includes more than 30,000,000 people 8 million of whom are immigrants from other nations 🇾🇪 🇧🇭 🇴🇲 🇸🇦 🇯🇴 🇮🇶 🇰🇼 🇶🇦 !!
What languages are spoken in Saudi Arabia? As an Arab nation Arabic is the primary language spoken there! Saudi Arabian Arabic is officially the national language and spoken primarily by Saudi citizens and expatriates alike; it forms part of all official and non-official communication and literature throughout the kingdom. Najdi Arabic – a dialect of Arabic popular among approximately 10 million people living here – is another dialect spoken by local residents.
In addition to Arabic several other languages are spoken in Saudi Arabia mostly due to its large expatriate population. English is widely spoken in Saudi Arabia and is used by many of its expats and by many businesspeople throughout the country. Other languages spoken in Saudi Arabia include Urdu Farsi Tagalog, Hindi, Punjabi, and Malayalam 🇸🇦.
Apart from these languages there are other languages spoken in the country by small communities such as Hijazi Arabic Hejazi Arabic and Bedawi Arabic. Other local languages include Mehri and Soqotri, spoken by the Sha’bi and Soqotri communities, respectively .
Additionally there are a number of minorities languages spoken in Saudi Arabia that are not the official tongues of the nation including Kurdish a significant language of Northern Iraq and Western Iran and Luri, a Persian language ️ 🇮🇷 🇮🇶 🇸🇦.
The primary religion of Saudi citizens is Islam with Sunni Islam being the dominant sect 🇸🇦. As a result many Saudis are familiar with the language of the Koran which is written in classical Arabic and frequently used in religious ceremonies ️.
Lastly sign language is widespread in Saudi Arabia being used by the deaf community 🇸🇦. The language is used in education and communication and is recognized by the Ministry of Education in the country.
In conclusion, Arabic is the primary language spoken in Saudi Arabia, while other languages such as English, Urdu, Farsi, Tagalog, Hindi, Punjabi, and Malayalam are also widely spoken in the country, due to its large expatriate population. Minority languages flourish in the country as well such as Hijazi Arabic Hejazi Arabic Bedawi Arabic Luri Mehri, Soqotri, and Kurdish. Additionally the language of the Koran is used for religious purposes and sign language is widely used by the deaf community. !! .
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