Rub' al Khali

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Rub' al Khali

(ˈrʊb æl ˈkɑːlɪ)
n
(Placename) a desert in S Arabia, mainly in Saudi Arabia, extending southeast from Nejd to Hadramaut and northeast from Yemen to the United Arab Emirates. Area: about 777 000 sq km (300 000 sq miles). English names: Great Sandy Desert or Empty Quarter Also called: Ar Rimal
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Saudi Arabia's Rub Al'Khali region (the Empty Quarters) receives enough sunlight to power two earths.
2 The Rub Al'Khali or Empty Quarter is an immense uninhabited region on the map of which country?