Arabic Language Miscellaneous
Arabic is one of the oldest languages in the world that
today is spoken by over 256 million people in about 30 different
countries. It is the official language of Algeria, Bahrain,
Comoros, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan,
Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian
Authority, Qatar, Western Sahara (SADR), Saudi Arabia, Sudan,
Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
There is a form of Arabic called Modern
Standard Arabic, which is understood by most Arabic speakers
and is often used in international organizations. In fact,
Arabic is one of the official languages of the United Nations
and is mostly spoken in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Arabic writing is varying as well, is extremely complex
and often does not even compare to its spoken form. Arabic
is considered the sixth most spoken language in the world
even though the Arabic language is spread into many varying
forms. In the United States alone, there are over 590,000
Arabic speaking people. The total number of Arabic speaking
internet users is now at 16.5 million and growing constantly.
Many Arabic nations enjoy great wealth
due to the huge oil reserves found in those regions thus
making the Arabic population an important factor on the
global market. In fact, the entire GDP of all the Arabic
nations amounts to about 115.8 billion dollars. In addition
to their wealth from the oil, there are countless investment
opportunities, business projects, international organizations,
etc., in Arabic countries as well. Due to the size of the
Arabic markets and the opportunities available on this growing
online market, it is obvious that the Arabic speaking population
has great potential for business online.