The American Kafir

Arab-Israeli Confilict Basic Facts

Arab countries versus Israel

Map of Arab Countries vs. Israel

Maps of Arab countries (green) and Israel (red).
Note that Israel is like a tiny island in a sea of Arab countries.
Also see maps comparing size of Israel with those of Arab countries.

The Arab nations are represented by 21 separate countries (see Table). There is only one Jewish nation with a tiny country, Israel. The combined territories of Arab countries is 650 fold greater than Israel (see map above comparing size of Israel versus those of Arab countries). Their population is 50 fold greater than Israel. The average per capita GDP in Arab countries is $3,700 versus $18,000 for Israel. This despite the fact that many Arab countries have world’s richest oil resources.

Country Government Territory
(sq km)
Population
(2001 est.)
GDP
(Billions)
ARAB Total Mostly monarchies 13,486,861 292,400,267 $1,195.49
Israel Democracy 20,770 5,938,093 $110.20
Arabs > Israel 649 fold 49 fold 11 fold
Algeria Republic 2,381,740 31,736,053 $171.00
Bahrain Monarchy 620 645,361 $10.10
Comoros Republic 2,170 596,202 $0.42
Djibouti Republic 22,000 460,700 $0.57
Egypt Republic 1,001,450 69,536,644 $247.00
Iraq In transition 437,072 23,331,985 $57.00
Jordan Monarchy 89,213 5,153,378 $17.30
Kuwait Monarchy 17,820 2,041,961 $29.30
Lebanon Republic 10,400 3,627,774 $18.20
Libya Dictatorship 1,759,540 5,240,599 $45.40
Mauritania Republic 1,030,700 2,747,312 $5.40
Morocco Monarchy 446,550 30,645,305 $105.00
Oman Monarchy 212,460 2,622,198 $19.60
Qatar Monarchy 11,437 769,152 $15.10
Saudi Arabia Monarchy 1,960,582 22,757,092 $232.00
Somalia None 637,657 7,488,773 $4.30
Sudan Military regime 2,505,810 36,080,373 $35.70
Syria Military regime 185,180 16,728,808 $50.90
Tunisia Republic 163,610 9,705,102 $62.80
UAE Emirates 82,880 2,407,460 $54.00
Yemen Republic 527,970 18,078,035 $14.40
ARAB Total Mostly monarchies 13,486,861 292,400,267 $1,195.49
Israel Total Democracy 20,770 5,938,093 $110.20
Arabs > Israel 649 fold 49 fold 11 fold

Figures in the table were compiled from The World Fact Book.

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