Africa ranked second occupies in the world in terms of area, with an area of about 30.2 million km2 , covering approximately 6% of the total ball floor space equivalent to 20.4% of the land area, and surrounded by the sea north Mediterranean and the Western The Atlantic Ocean, on the north-eastern side, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea, surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the east side, and the population of this continent, according to 2009 statistics, is about one billion people and they live in about 61 diverse regions, where they constitute 14.8 of the total population of the world.
Number of Arab and African countries
The total number of Arab countries in the world is twenty-two, and they can be classified as follows according to their location: Twelve countries are located in Asia (Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, the Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Iraq, and Qatar). On the continent of Africa there are ten countries (Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritania, Comoros, Djibouti, and Somalia).
Arab countries in Africa
Egypt: its capital, Cairo, is located in the northeastern part of the continent of Africa, and it is the largest Arab African country in terms of population, with a total population of about 90 million.
Libya: Tripoli as its capital, is the fourth largest country in Africa in terms of area with an area of about 1759540 km 2 , located state of Libya in the far North Africa on the Mediterranean coast of the Mediterranean, with a population in which about 6 million people.
Sudan: Khartoum , its capital, is located in the northeastern part of the continent of Africa, with a total area of about 1865813 km 2 , the third largest African country in terms of area after the State of Algeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and a population of which 33,419,625 million.
Algeria: Algeria as its capital, the largest African country in terms of area as it has a total area 2381740 km 2 , which is located in the north – western part of the continent of Africa, and has a population of more than 33 million people.
Tunisia: Tunisia as its capital, is located in the north of the African continent with an area of total 163.31 thousand km 2 , and a population in which according to the 2014 statistics about 10 million people.
Morocco: Its capital is Rabat, as it is located in the far west of North Africa. Morocco is the only African country that is not a member of the African Union, while it is considered a member of the United Nations and the League of Arab States.
Mauritania: its capital is Nouakchott, and it is considered a connecting point between North and South Africa, as it is located in northwest Africa on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.
Comoros: Its capital is Moroni, which is a group of islands located on the east coast of Africa.
Djibouti: its capital is Djibouti, and it is located in the Horn of Africa, on the western shore of the Bab al-Mandab strait.
Somalia: its capital, Mogadishu, is located in East Africa and is officially known as the Somali Democratic Republic.