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The Arab world

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:

Rank Country City Population Founding date Image
1  Egypt Cairo 16,225,000 969 AD View from Cairo Tower 31march2007.jpg
2  Iraq Baghdad 6,960,000 762 AD Haifa street, as seen from the medical city hospital across the tigres.jpg
3  Saudi Arabia Riyadh 6,030,000 100–200 AD Riyadh city.jpg
4  Sudan Khartoum 5,345,000 1821 AD Khartoum.jpg
5  Jordan Amman 4,995,000 1948 AD View of 5th circle from Wadi Saqra.jpg
6  Egypt Alexandria 4,870,000 331 BC Alexandria - Egypt.jpg
7 Kuwait Kuwait City 4,660,000 1613 AD Kuwait City cropped.jpg
8  Morocco Casablanca 4,370,000 768 AD Night of the Hassan II.jpg
9  Saudi Arabia Jeddah 3,875,000 600 BC Jeddah Fountatain 1.jpg
10  United Arab Emirates Dubai 3,805,000 7000 BC DubaiSkyline.JPG

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