List of countries where Arabic is an official language

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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.

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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
 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 37,289,406 Co-official language, along with English
 Syria 17,951,639
 Tunisia 10,982,754
 United Arab Emirates 9,346,129
 Yemen 23,833,000

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