Where Is Arabia?

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Arabia, also known as the Arabian Peninsula, is located on the Asian continent, just across the Red Sea from Egypt. It is bounded by the Persian Gulf on the northeast and the Arabian Sea to the south.

The bulk of the landmass is taken up by Saudi Arabia, but there are six other countries on the Arabian Peninsula. These are Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. The northernmost part of the peninsula is made up of the countries of Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan and Iraq. While there is no physical boundary to mark the separation of these countries from Arabia, they are distinct political entities and are considered to be separate.