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Information on Arab League Member-States

Country
Jordan

    • Official: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    • Joined Arab League: Original Founder of Arab League (1945), then called ” Transjordan” (“Jordan” in 1946)
    • Capital: Amman
    • Government Type: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
    • Population Estimate: 6,508,887 (as of July 2012)
    • Website: http://www.jordan.gov.jo/wps/portal
United Arab Emirates

    • Official: The United Arab Emirates
    • Joined Arab League: 1971
    • Capital: Abu Dhabi
    • Government Type: Federation of absolute hereditary monarchies
    • Population Estimate: 8,264,070 (as of 2010)
    • Website: www.uaeinteract.com
Bahrain

    • Official Name: Kingdom of Bahrain
    • Joined Arab League: 1971
    • Capital: Manama
    • Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy
    • Population Estimate: 1,234,571 (as of 2010)
    • Website: www.bahrain.bh and www.mofa.gov.bh/
Tunisia

    • Official: Republic of Tunisia
    • Joined Arab League: 1958
    • Capital: Tunis
    • Government Type: Unitary semi-presidential republic
    • Population Estimate: 10,777,500 (as of 2012)
    • Website: www.cometotunisia.co.uk/
Algeria

    • Official: The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
    • Joined Arab League: 1962
    • Capital: Algiers
    • Government Type: Unitary semi-presidential republic
    • Population Estimate: 37,900,000 (as of 2012)
    • Website: www.algeria.com
Djibouti

    • Official: Republic of Djibouti
    • Joined Arab League: 1977
    • Capital: Djibouti
    • Government Type: Semi-presidential republic
    • Population Estimate: 792,198 (as of 2013)
    • Website: www.presidence.dj/
Saudi Arabia

Sudan

    • Official: Republic of Sudan
    • Joined Arab League: 1956
    • Capital: Khartoum
    • Government Type: Federal presidential republic
    • Population Estimate: 30,894,000 (as of 2008)
    • Website: www.sudan.gov.sd/en/
Syria

    • Official: Syrian Arab Republic
    • Joined Arab League: Founding Member in 1945
    • Capital: Damascus
    • Government Type: Dominant-party unitary semi-presidential state
    • Population Estimate: 22,530,746 (as of July 2012)
    • Website: N/A
Somalia

    • Official: Federal Republic of Somalia
    • Joined Arab League: 1974
    • Capital: Mogadishu
    • Government Type: Federal parliamentary republic
    • Population Estimate: 10,085,638 (as of 2012)
    • Website: http://somaligovernment.org/
Iraq

    • Official: Republic of Iraq
    • Joined Arab League: Founding Member (1945)
    • Capital: Baghdad
    • Government Type: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
    • Population Estimate: 31,129,225 (as of 2012)
    • Website: http://www.mofa.gov.iq/en/
Oman

    • Official: Sultanate of Oman
    • Joined Arab League: 1971
    • Capital: Muscat
    • Government Type: Unitary Islamic state under absolute monarchy
    • Population Estimate: 2,773,479 (as of 2010)
    • Website: www.omanet.om/imgintro.asp
Palestinian National Authority

    • Official: State of Palestine
    • Joined Arab League:
    • Capital: Jerusalem (proclaimed); Ramallah (administrative)
    • Government Type: Acting as a de facto semi-presidential system
    • Population Estimate: 4,260,636 (as of July 2010)
    • Website: N/A
Qatar

    • Official: State of Qatar
    • Joined Arab League: 1971
    • Capital: Doha
    • Government Type: Emirate
    • Population Estimate: 1,903,447 (as of 2013)
    • Website: www.gov.qa/
Comoros

    • Official: Union of the Comoros
    • Joined Arab League: 1993
    • Capital: Moroni
    • Government Type: Federal republic
    • Population Estimate: 798,000 (2010 Estimate)
    • Website: http://www.beit-salam.km/
Kuwait

Lebanon

    • Official: Lebanese Republic
    • Joined Arab League: Founding Member (1945)
    • Capital: Beirut
    • Government Type: Unitary Confessionalist parliamentary republic
    • Population Estimate: 4,224,000 (as of 2008)
    • Website: http://www.lebanongovernment.org/
Libya

    • Official: State of Libya
    • Joined Arab League: 1953
    • Capital: Tripoli
    • Government Type: Provisional parliamentary republic
    • Population Estimate: 5,670,688 (as of 2006)
    • Website: http://www.pm.gov.ly/
Egypt

    • Official: Arab Republic of Egypt
    • Joined Arab League: Founding Member in 1945
    • Capital: Cairo
    • Government Type: Unitary semi-presidential republic
    • Population Estimate: 91,000,000 (as of 2013)
    • Website: http://www.egypt.gov.eg/english/
Morocco

    • Official: Kingdom of Morocco
    • Joined Arab League: 1958
    • Capital: Rabat
    • Government Type: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
    • Population Estimate: 32,878,400 (as of 2013)
    • Website: http://www.maroc.ma/en
Mauritania

    • Official: Islamic Republic of Mauritania
    • Joined Arab League: 1973
    • Capital: Nouakchott
    • Government Type: Islamic Republic
    • Population Estimate: 3,359,185 (as of 2012)
    • Website: http://www.mauritania.mr/fr/
Yemen

    • Official: Republic of Yemen
    • Joined Arab League: North Yemen was Founding Member in 1945; South Yemen joined in 1967; Unified Yemen in 1990
    • Capital: Sana’a
    • Government Type: Unitary presidential republic
    • Population Estimate: 23,833,000 (as of 2011)
    • Website: http://www.yemen.gov.ye/portal/
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