Arabic Africa & Middle East

Where is Africa in the world? 

Africa is a continent with plenty of natural resources. North Africa is known for its deserts, and Middle East is known for its petrol resources.

Those are some of the most important countries in Africa. Here you can find their flag, capital city, currency and language.

COUNTRY                                   FLAG                                       CAPITAL CITY         CURRENCY      LANGUAGE

Morocco

 

 

 

 

 

Algeria

 

 

 

 

 

Libya

 

 

 

 

Egypt

 

 

 

 

 

Bahrain

 

 

 

 

 

Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

 

 

Syria

 

 

 

 

 

 

United Arab Emirates

Rabat

 

 

 

 

 

Algiers

 

 

 

 

 

Tripoli

 

 

 

 

Cairo

 

 

 

 

 

Manama

 

 

 

 

 

Riyadh

 

 

 

 

 

Damascus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abu Dhabi

 

Moroccan Dirham

 

 

 

 

Algerian Dinar

 

 

 

 

 

Libyan Dinar

 

 

 

 

Egyptian pound

 

 

 

 

 

Bahraini Dinar

 

 

 

 

 

Saudi riyal

 

 

 

 

 

Syrian pound

 

 

 

 

 

 

UAE Dirham

Arabic & Berber

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic

 

 

 

 

Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arabic

Monuments and Landmarks

Pyramids (Egypt)                                                                                Sphynx (Egypt)

Marrakech's Old Market (Morocco)                                                  Petra (Jordan)

Arabic Language

Arabic is a very beautiful language. Perhaps for us it's like drawing, but they write this way. Did you known that arabic written words has no vowels? And also they read and write from left to right.

Arab cuisine

Did you know that....

     in North Africa, meals are a moment full of hospitality and generosity.

     Pork is forbidden!!

     They like to eat lamb and beef.

     Cofee and tea are the most famous beverage.

     Mujaddara is a dish made of cooked lents with rice.

     Pilaf is a dish in which rice is cooked in a seasoned broth.

Mujaddara                                                        Pilaf

Sport in Arabic Africa

Falconry

 

Falconry is a sport using a trained bird of prey. Evidence suggests that the art of falconry may have begun in Mesopotamia, with the earliest accounts dating to approximately 2000 BC.

Camel Racing

 

Camel racing is a popular sport in Middle East and even Australia. Professional camel racing, like horse racing, is an event for betting and tourist attraction. Camels can run at speeds up to 65 km/h  in short sprints and they can maintain a speed of 40 km/h  for an hour.

Music in Arab Africa

The Oud, also known as lute in Europe, is one of the most representative instruments from North Africa and Middle East. It's a plucked string instrument with a neck, just like the guitar, but shorter, and with a bigger body. It can use from 2 to 12 strings. 

Muwashshah is the name for both an Arabic poetic form and a secular musical genre. A taqsim is a solo instrumental piece includes in a Muwashshah.

Belly dance is a Western name for "solo, improvised dances based on torso articulation" originating from the Middle East, especially raqs sharqi. Belly dance is primarily a torso-driven dance, with an emphasis on articulations of the hips. 

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