Arabic Speaking Countries 2022

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There are a total of 25 independent states and territories that has Arabic as their native language. The most populous of these is Egypt. The country of Egypt has a population of around 90 million people. Over 93% of the total population – or over 82 million people – in Egypt speak Arabic, which is the official language of the nation.

There are six independent nations where Arabic is either the national language or an official minority language. However, it is not the primary language. In Cyprus, Iran and Turkey, Arabic is a minority language. In Mali, Niger and Senegal, it is the national language.

There are also four independent nations where Arabic is officially recognized in the constitution and has a special status. This applies to Iran, Israel, Pakistan and the Philippines.

In addition to the independent countries that recognize Arabic as an official language, there are nine non-sovereign entities and regions where Arabic is an official or de facto official language.

These regions include Azawad, Iraqi Kurdistan, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Khatumo, Puntland, Rojava, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Somaliland and the Syrian opposition.

Arabic Speaking Countries 2022

Country 2022 Population
Comoros907,419
Djibouti1,016,097
Bahrain1,783,983
Qatar2,979,915
Eritrea3,662,244
Kuwait4,380,326
Mauritania4,901,981
Oman5,323,993
Palestine5,345,541
Lebanon6,684,849
Libya7,040,745
United Arab Emirates10,081,785
Jordan10,300,869
Tunisia12,046,656
Somalia16,841,795
Chad17,413,580
Syria19,364,809
Yemen31,154,867
Saudi Arabia35,844,909
Morocco37,772,756
Iraq42,164,965
Algeria45,350,148
Sudan45,992,020
Tanzania63,298,550
Egypt106,156,692

Arabic Speaking Countries 2022

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