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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals

DEFINITION: International inbound tourists (overnight visitors) are the number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Saudi Arabia 9.1 million 2005
2 Egypt 8.24 million 2005
3 Tunisia 6.38 million 2005
4 United Arab Emirates 5.87 million 2003
5 Morocco 5.84 million 2005
6 Bahrain 3.91 million 2005
7 Jordan 2.99 million 2005
8 Israel 1.9 million 2005
9 Iran 1.66 million 2004
10 Algeria 1.44 million 2005
11 Syria 1.32 million 2001
12 Lebanon 1.14 million 2005
13 Oman 1.12 million 2005
14 Qatar 913,000 2005
15 Yemen 336,000 2005
16 Libya 149,000 2004
17 Iraq 127,000 2001
18 Kuwait 91,000 2004

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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals

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Interesting observations about Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals

  • France ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Hong Kong ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • China ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Mexico ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Spain ranked second for international tourism > number of arrivals globally in 2005.
  • Italy ranked third for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Eastern Europe in 2005.
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