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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

                                        

 

Country Facts

  • Full name: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Population: 26.2 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Riyadh
  • Area: 2.24 million sq km (864,869 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Riyal = 100 halalah
  • Main exports: Oil, gas, cereals
  • GNI per capita: US $17,700 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .sa
  • International dialing code: +966

State of Qatar

                                                           

 

 

 

Country Facts

  • Full name: The State of Qatar
  • Population: 1.5 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Doha
  • Area: 11,437 sq km (4,416 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Riyal = 100 dirhams
  • Main exports: Oil, gas
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Internet domain: .qa
  • International dialing code: +974

State of Palestine

                                                                   

 

 

Country Facts

  • Population: 4.4 million (UN, 2010)
  • Intended seat of government: East Jerusalem
  • Area: Palestinian Ministry of Information cites 5,970 sq km (2,305 sq miles) for West Bank territories and 365 sq km (141 sq miles) for Gaza
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 73 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Jordan dinar = 1,000 fils, 1 new Israeli shekel (NIS) = 100 new agorot
  • Main exports: Citrus
  • GNI per capita: US $1,230 (estimated, World Bank, 2007)
  • Internet domain: .ps
  • International dialing code: +970

Sultanante of Oman

                                               

 

Country Facts

  • Full name: Sultanate of Oman
  • Population: 2.9 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Muscat
  • Area: 309,500 sq km (119,500 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 75 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Rial = 1000 baiza
  • Main export: Oil
  • GNI per capita: US $17,890 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .om
  • International dialing code: +968

Kingdom of Morocco

                                   

 

Country Facts:

  • Full name: The Kingdom of Morocco
  • Population: 32.3 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Rabat
  • Largest city: Casablanca
  • Area: 710,850 sq km (274,461 sq miles) (including W Sahara)
  • Major languages: Arabic (official), Berber, French, Spanish
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 75 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: Dirham = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Minerals, seafood products, citrus fruit
  • GNI per capita: US $2,790 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .ma
  • International dialling code: +212

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

                                    

 

Country Facts:

  • Full name: The Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Population: 3.3 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Nouakchott
  • Area: 1.04 million sq km (398,000 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Arabic (official), French, others
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 56 years (men), 60 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 ouguiya = 5 khoums
  • Main exports: Fish and fish products, iron ore, gold
  • GNI per capita: US $960 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .mr
  • International dialling code: +222

Libya

 

 

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Country Facts:

  • Full name: The Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Population: 6.5 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Area: 1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 73 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Libyan dinar (LD) = 1,000 dirhams
  • Main exports: Crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas
  • GNI per capita: US $12,020 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .ly
  • International dialling code: +218

The State of Kuwait

                                                         

 

Country Facts:

  • Full name: The State of Kuwait
  • Population: 3.1 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Kuwait
  • Area: 17,818 sq km (6,880 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Dinar = 1000 fils
  • Main exports: Oil
  • GNI per capita: US $43,930 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .kw
  • International dialling code: +965

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

                                               

 

Country Facts:

  • Full name: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Population: 6.5 million (UN, 2010)
  • Capital: Amman
  • Area: 89,342 sq km (34,492 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Jordan dinar = 1,000 fils
  • Main exports: Phosphates, fertilisers, agricultural products
  • GNI per capita: US $3,740 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .jo
  • International dialling code: +962

Republic of Iraq

                                               

 

Country Facts:

  • Full name: Republic of Iraq
  • Population: 31 million (UN, 2010)
  • Area: 438,317 sq km (169,235 sq miles)
  • Capital: Baghdad
  • Major languages: Arabic, Kurdish
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 68 years (men), 73 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: Iraqi dinar
  • Main exports: Crude oil
  • GNI per capita: US $2,210 (World Bank, 2009)
  • Internet domain: .iq
  • International dialling code: 964
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