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List of Arab Countries

List of Arab Countries

List of Arab Countries – The Arab world (Arabic: اَلْعَالَمُ الْعَرَبِيُّ al-ʿālam al-ʿarabī), formally the Arab homeland (اَلْوَطَنُ الْعَرَبِيُّ al-waṭan al-ʿarabī), also known as the Arab nation (اَلْأُمَّةُ الْعَرَبِيَّةُ al-ummah al-ʿarabīyyah), the Arabsphere, or the Arab states, comprises a large group of countries, mainly located in Western Asia and Northern Africa.

While the majority of people in the Arab world are ethnically Arab,there are also significant populations of other ethnic groups such as Berbers, Kurds, Somalis and Nubians, among other groups.Arabic is used as the lingua franca throughout the Arab world.

The official language of these countries is Modern Standard Arabic. There are also some Arabic dialects utilized. The majority of Arab residents practice the faith of Islam. Arabs make up around a quarter of the world’s Muslims. Adult literacy rates in the United States are little under 77 percent, with women’s literacy rates substantially lower than that of men. Some countries have far greater literacy rates than others, with Syria, Lebanon, and other countries reaching new highs of over 90%.

List of Arab Countries:

Country Projected population
(6 January 2024)
 Egypt 113,619,353
 Sudan 48,759,848
 Algeria 45,974,230
 Iraq 46,034,647
 Morocco 38,039,024
 Saudi Arabia 37,228,280
 Yemen 34,845,660
 Syria 23,817,741
 Somalia 18,432,088
 Tunisia 12,511,322
 Jordan 11,363,596
 United Arab Emirates 9,556,252
 Libya 6,928,021
 Lebanon 5,285,065
 Mauritania 4,929,871
 Oman 4,679,967
 Kuwait 4,331,574
 Qatar 2,727,449
 Bahrain 1,492,418
 Djibouti 1,144,605
 Comoros 860,092
Total 472,561,104