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Arabic Speaking Countries

Arabic Countries

Countries
Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Total No. Of Countries
23
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National Language
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Second Language
Not spoken in any of the countries

Speaking Continents
Africa, Asia

Minority Language
Not spoken in any of the countries

Regulated By
Academy of the Arabic Language, Arabic Language International Council

Interesting Facts
  • Arabic is 5th common language in world.
  • Classical Arabic is the language of Quran and also it is official language. Classical Arabic is the only way to learn Arabic language in academic way and it does not change.

Similar To
Amharic and Hebrew

Derived From
Not Available

Arabic Countries

Arabic is one of the important languages. Arabic countries are the countries where Arabic is used for interaction between citizens and government officials. Arabic countries are the countries where Arabic is main language. In Arabic countries, all the official documents are written in Arabic language. In Arabic speaking countries, various Arabic Dialects are spoken. Each Arabic dialect has it's own pronunciations and words, as a result of these differences, sometimes communication problems arise between speakers from different Arabic speaking countries. Check out detailed information About Arabic Language.

Arabic national language and Arabic as a Second Language

Arabic speaking countries include both countries with Arabic national language and Arabic as a second language. Check if Arabic language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.

  • Arabic is national language of Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Compare Arabic speaking countries with spanish speaking countries on Arabic vs Spanish.

Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.

  • Arabic is not spoken as second language.

The Arabic countries mentioned under Arabic Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak Arabic language.

Arabic as minority language

Countries with Arabic as minority language are also included in Arabic speaking countries.

  • Arabic is not spoken as minority language in any of the countries.

Along with Arabic speaking countries check out Arabic speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.

  • Continent wise Arabic speaking countries mainly lie in Africa, Asia.

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Arabic Regulator and Facts

Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate Arabic language are Arabic regulators. Arabic is regulated by Academy of the Arabic Language, Arabic Language International Council. The regulatory bodies of Arabic lie in Arabic speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Arabic:

  • Arabic is 5th common language in world.
  • Classical Arabic is the language of Quran and also it is official language. Classical Arabic is the only way to learn Arabic language in academic way and it does not change.
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The Arabic language is derived from Not Available and is closely related to Amharic and Hebrew.