Arabic (Macrolanguage)
Arabic albayancalligraphy.svg
al-ʻArabīyah written in Arabic (Naskh script)
Region Primarily in the Arab League, in the Middle East and North Africa; and in the Horn of Africa;
liturgical language of Islam
Speakers
None
(second language only)
Family
Early Forms
Writing
Arabic alphabet
AreaMiddle East, North Africa. Also in Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian West Bank and Gaza, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 ara
Linguistic
ara-mod
Glottolog stan1318
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Distribution of Modern Standard Arabic as an official language in the Arab World.
The only official language (green); one of the official languages (blue).
Type Date Title Vernacular ID Links Language