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Arabic

Arabic is the official language in 21 countries and is partly spoken as mother tongue in 11 other countries.

Arabic is predominantly spoken in Northern Africa and in Western Asia.
Am weitesten ist Arabic in Northern Africa und in Western Asia verbreitet.
CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
EgyptNorthern Africayes98.8 %94.54 M
AlgeriaNorthern Africayes86.0 %34.92 M
Saudi ArabiaWestern Asiayes95.0 %30.66 M
IraqWestern Asiayes77.2 %28.72 M
YemenWestern Asiayes99.6 %27.47 M
MoroccoNorthern Africayes65.0 %22.93 M
SudanNorthern Africayes49.4 %19.55 M
SyriaWestern Asiayes90.0 %16.59 M
JordanWestern Asiayes97.9 %9.26 M
TunisiaNorthern Africayes69.9 %7.97 M
LibyaNorthern Africayes96.0 %6.04 M
LebanonWestern Asiayes93.0 %5.59 M
PalestineWestern Asiano95.9 %4.36 M
United Arab EmiratesWestern Asiayes42.0 %3.89 M
OmanWestern Asiayes76.7 %3.39 M
KuwaitWestern Asiayes78.1 %3.17 M
ChadCentral Africayes12.3 %1.78 M
FranceWestern Europeno2.5 %1.67 M
IranSouth Asiano2.0 %1.61 M
IsraelWestern Asiayes18.0 %1.54 M
TurkeyWestern Asiano1.4 %1.11 M
QatarWestern Asiayes40.7 %1.05 M
BahrainWestern Asiayes67.7 %965,000
Western SaharaNorthern Africayes100.0 %603,000
CanadaNorth Americano1.1 %399,000
AustraliaAustralia/New Zealandno1.3 %315,000
NetherlandsWestern Europeno0.9 %153,000
DjiboutiEastern Africayes10.6 %100,000
SwedenNorthern Europeno0.8 %79,000
DenmarkNorthern Europeno0.7 %40,000
CyprusWestern Asiano1.2 %14,000
GibraltarSouthern Europeno7.4 %3,000