World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of countries where Arabic is an official language

 

List of countries where Arabic is an official language

Distribution of Arabic as a sole official language (green), as a co-official language with a majority of primary speakers (dark blue), as a co-official language with a minority of primary speakers (light blue).

The following is a list of countries where Arabic is an official language. In some of these Arab states, Arabic is co-official with one or more other languages. The Maltese language, even though a descendant of Siculo-Arabic variant is no longer considered an Arabic language due to cultural and political reasons.

Contents

  • Countries 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Countries

Country Population Notes
 Algeria 38,700,000
 Bahrain 1,343,000
 Chad 10,329,208 Co-official language, along with French
 Comoros 798,000 Co-official language, along with French and Comorian
 Djibouti 810,179 Co-official language, along with French
 Egypt 90,000,000
 Eritrea 6,380,803 Co-official language, along with English and Tigrinya
 Gambia 1,991,000
 Iraq 36,004,552 Co-official language, along with Kurdish
 Israel 8,238,300 Co-official language, along with Hebrew
 Jordan 6,655,000
 Kuwait 4,044,500
 Lebanon 4,965,914
 Libya 6,244,174
 Mauritania 3,359,185
 Morocco 33,250,000 Co-official language, along with Berber
 Oman 4,055,418
 Palestine 4,484,000 Population of West Bank and Gaza
 Qatar 2,155,446
 Saudi Arabia 30,770,375
 Somalia 10,428,043 Co-official language, along with Somali
 Sudan 40,235,000 Co-official language, along with English
 Syria 17,951,639
 Tunisia 10,982,754
 United Arab Emirates 9,346,129
 Yemen 23,833,000

See also

References

  • Official languages by country

External links

  • List of countries where arab is official language with pictures and flags
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.