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The Arab League is a political organization developing into a more economic one, it has an Area of 14 million kmĀ², making it only Second after the Russian Federation, if ranked.

Aerial View of the Arab World



The highest point in the Arab League is in Morocco called Jbel Toubkal, standing 4,165 m tall, making it the 40th highest place on earth, and 6th in Africa, next comes Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb in Yemen and Cheekha Dar in Iraq. While the lowest point in the Arab League is the Dead sea, it is also the lowest on Earth in Jordan.


Geographical terrains in the Arab League can be divided into three, the Huge Arid Desert covering most of it, the fertile South and North and finally the High Mountains of Atlas, Ahaggar, Zagros and Lebanon, along with the Hijaz Mountain range.

The AL can also be divided into two main geographical regions, the Asian part, which has 12 states and the Africa part which is the larger part and has 10 states. neighboring the League are 13 land neighbors and 4 sea neighbors. Senegal, Mali, Niger, Chad, Central Africa, DR. Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Israel, Turkey and Iran are all land neighbors. while Spain, Malta, Italy, Cyprus and Madagascar are all Sea neighbors.

Culturally the Arab States can be divided into 5 regions.

  • The Maghreb, which includes Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya.
  • The Mashriq, which includes Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Jordan
  • The Nile Valley, which includes the Fertile lands of Egypt and Sudan.
  • The Persian Gulf, which includes the oil rich states of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq.
  • The Bab-el-Mandeb, which includes Yemen, Somalia, Djibouti, and Comoros.

Based on the UN regional Geographical divisions of the world, the Arab League Members are divided in three regions.

Map Comparison of the Arab League with Russia, USA and the European Union

Life in the Arab League
Life in the Arab League


Most of the Arab League falls in the Driest region of the world, with almost 80% of the Arab world is covered with Deserts, stretching from Mauritania and Morocco, all the way to Oman and UAE, the second mostly spread Terrain is the Semiarid Dry Terrain, also found in all Arab countries except Lebanon and Comoros, Moderate Mediterranean climate has the Highest Population density in the Arab World, with most of its 350 million citizen living within this region.

Only two Terrains do not span the Arab League, the Tropical wet and Dry climate in Southern Sudan and Southern Somalia, and the Tropical wet Climate in Comoros Islands.

Several Deserts Span the Arab League:

Geography of each states



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