Arab world facts for kids
The Arab world (Arabic: العالم العربي; pronounced: al-`alam al-`arabi) are the Arabic language-speaking countries stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the north to the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean in the southeast. It consists of 24 countries and territories with a combined population of some 325 million people spanning at least 2 billion acres across two continents.
Largest cities in the Arab world
Table of largest cities in the Arab world by official city propers:
|3||Saudi Arabia||Riyadh||6,030,000||100–200 AD|
|7||Kuwait||Kuwait City||4,660,000||1613 AD|
|9||Saudi Arabia||Jeddah||3,875,000||600 BC|
|10||United Arab Emirates||Dubai||3,805,000||7000 BC|
Images for kids
Salah Zulfikar and Faten Hamama in the premiere of Bain Al-Atlal ("Among the Ruins") in Cairo, 1959
The Great Mosque of Kairouan (also called the Mosque of Uqba) was founded in 670 by the Arab general and conqueror Uqba ibn Nafi. The Great Mosque of Kairouan is located in the historic city of Kairouan in Tunisia.
The Maghreb (Western Arab world)
Abbasid caliphate (750 – 1258 CE)
In Spanish: Mundo árabe para niños
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