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10 Middle Eastern Countries with the Most Tourists

Which countries in the region of the Middle East receive the most tourists annually?
According to Wikipedia, using latest data available
Last updated: January 06, 2017
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Tourists
Country
18.0 mil
Saudi Arabia
14.8 mil
United Arab Emirates
9.1 mil
Egypt
5.2 mil
Iran
3.8 mil
Jordan
Tourists
Country
2.9 mil
Qatar
2.8 mil
Israel
1.5 mil
Lebanon
1.5 mil
Oman
0.8 mil
Bahrain
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level 57
Sep 19, 2017
What about Turkey?
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level 58
Feb 22, 2018
I know I was wondering about that too.
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level 54
Mar 2, 2018
I would disagree with two things in this quiz. Turkey is in the Middle East and receives more tourists than any other country there, including the UAE and Saudi. And second, the only part of Egypt that's in the Middle East is the Sinai, once you go past that it becomes North Africa which is where the pyramids, Abu Simbel, and the majority of it's tourist attractions are located. The only locations in the Sinai that receive many tourists that I'm aware of are Sharm El Sheik and St Catherine's monastery. So do those two Middle Eastern Egyptian locations really get enough tourists to hold that spot as indicated above?
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level 54
Mar 2, 2018
Also fairly surprised to see Iran here. I thought it's tourism industry was more or less in it's infancy.