Comprising eight different countries, the Arabian Desert, conjures images of rich sultans, majestic horses, stunning sand dunes in the sunset and camels galore. Located in western Asia, this desert is a staggering 2,330,000 sq km/900,000 sq miles. It encompasses a major section of the Arabian Peninsula. Within the desert is the Rub al-Khali – the world’s largest continuous body of sand – which runs from Iraq to Jordan.
The Arabian Desert is mainly in Saudi Arabia yet also reaches to Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yemen.