Arab League

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League o Arab States
جامعة الدول العربية
Jāmiʻat ad-Duwal al-ʻArabīyah
Banner Emblem
Admeenistrative centre Cairo, Egyp a
Offeecial leids
Demonym Arabs
Type Regional organisation
 •  Arab League Secretariat Ahmed Aboul Gheit
 •  Arab Pairlament Ali Al-Daqbaashi
 •  Cooncil Presidency  Lebanon
Legislature Arab Pairlament
 •  Alexandria Protocol 22 Mairch 1945 
 •  Tot aurie 13,132,327 km2
5,070,420 sq mi
 •  2015 estimate 423,000,000[2]
 •  Density 27.17/km2
70.37/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
 •  Tot $6.484 trillion (4t)
 •  Per capita $9,347
GDP (nominal) 2011 estimate
 •  Total $3.526 trillion
 •  Per capita $4,239
Time zone (UTC+0 tae +4)
a. Frae 1979 tae 1989, Tunis, Tunisie.
b. Suspendit. The Sirian Naitional Coalition currently represents Sirie.

The Arab League (Arabic: الجامعة العربيةal-Jāmiʻa al-ʻArabiyya), offeecially cried the League o Arab States (Arabic: جامعة الدول العربيةJāmiʻat ad-Duwal al-ʻArabiyya), is a regional organisation o Arab states in North an Northeast Africae, an Soothwast Asie (Middle East). It wis formit in Cairo on 22 Mairch 1945 wi sax members: Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan (renamit Jordan in 1949), Lebanon, Saudi Arabie, an Sirie. Yemen joined as a member on 5 Mey 1945. The Arab League currently haes 21 members an fower observers. The main goal o the league is tae "draw closer the relations atween member States an co-ordinate collaboration atween them, tae safeguard their unthirldom an sovereignty, an tae consider in a general way the affairs an interests o the Arab kintras."[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Syria suspended from Arab League, The Guardian
  2. tot population 450 million, CIA Factbook estimates an Arab population o 533 million, see airticle text.
  3. "Pact of the League of Arab States, 22 March 1945". The Avalon Project. Yale Law School. 1998. Archived frae the oreeginal on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 15 July 2012.