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Maps of the Arab world 

  

General maps

Middle East
Political, 1998 

Middle East
Political, 1997 (pdf 1Mb)

North Africa and the Middle East
Political, 1995 

Arabian Peninsula and vicinity
(shaded relief) 1984 

Gulf region
Political, 1981 

Muslim distribution 

Red Sea
Shaded relief, 1984 

Strait of Hormuz
Political, 1980 

Strait of Tiran
1983 

Palestinian refugee camps
1993 

Kurdish lands
Location map, 1992 

Kurdish areas
Middle East and former Soviet Union, 1986 


Algeria

Political map 2001 (also pdf format)

Political map 1979 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief 2001 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief 1979 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Administrative divisions 2001 

Algiers US State Dept 1984 

Algiers US Army Map Service 1965 

Oran US State Dept 1984 

Algeria city plans US Army Map Service, 1942-1943

Economic activity  1971

Population  1971 

Tribes  1971 

Algerian provinces
Map and information about each province, including local festivals. (Algerian embassy)


Bahrain

Political map 2003 (also pdf format)

Political map 1991 (also pdf format)

Political map 1980 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Manama city map (mappery.com)

Manama interactive map (Yahoo Travel)

Economic activity (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Administrative divisions (98k)

Population density (110k)


Comoros

Political map (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Comoros (Grande Comore, Anjouan, Moheli, Mayotte) Indian Ocean Atlas, 1976

Mayotte (small map) 2010 


Djibouti

Political map 1991 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1991 (also pdf format)

Small map (Small Map) 2011 

Djibouti city US State Dept. 1981 


Egypt

Political map 1997 (also pdf format)

Political map 1979 

Political map 1972 (also pdf format  

Shaded relief map 1997 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1988 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Administrative divisions 1997 (also pdf format)

Administrative divisions 1990 (also pdf format)

Sinai Peninsula (shaded relief) 1992 

Strait of Tiran 1983

Administrative divisions 1997 

Administrative divisions (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Economic activity  ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use  ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density  ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 


Iraq

See special page


Jordan

Political map 2004 (also pdf format)

Political map 1991 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 2004 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1991 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1972 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Economic activity ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use and economic activity 1978  

Population density ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population 1978 

Vegetation and precipitation 1978 


Kuwait

Political map 2006 (also pdf format)

Political map 1996 (also pdf format)

Political map 1991 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1996 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Northern Kuwait and Basra CIA 1980

Administrative divisions  

Economic activity  

Land use  

Population density  

Kuwait (Lonely Planet)

Operation Desert Storm Ground campaign map, 1991


Lebanon

Political map 2002 (also pdf format)

Political map 2000 

Shaded relief map 2002 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 2000 

Shaded relief map ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Shaded relief map 1982 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1971 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Beirut 1980

Distribution of religious groups 1983 

Administrative divisions ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Area comparison ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993  

Economic activity ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Israeli withdrawal line  
Official UN map, June 2000 (pdf)


Libya

Political map 1993 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1993 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Economic activity 1974 

Ethnic groups 1974 

Population 1974 

Libya crisis maps 2011
A collection of maps relating to the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi


Mauritania

Political map 1995 (also pdf format)

Political map 1982 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1995 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Nouakchott US State Dept. 1984 

Parc National du Banc d'Arguin ( and map legend) PNBA


Morocco (and Western Sahara)

Shaded relief map 1979 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Morocco - West 
From Rabat to Sidi Ifni (Nationmaster)

Economic activity 1973 

Ethnolinguistic groups 1973 

Population 1973 

Western Sahara Political, 1989 

Morocco 1830 (Nationmaster)

Morocco 1861-1864 (Nationmaster)

Northwestern Africa French Colonisation (Nationmaster)


Oman

Political map 1979 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1996 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Muscat US State Dept. 1985 

Strait of Hormuz (political) 1980 

Strait of Hormuz (detailed) 2004 

Jaza'ir Khuriya Muriya 1976 

Jazirat Masirah 1976  

Economic activity ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 


Palestine/Israel

See special page


Qatar

Political map 1980 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1995 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Doha US State Dept. 1983 

Administrative divisions (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Economic activity (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 


Saudi Arabia

Political map 2003 (also pdf format)

Political map 1991 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 2003 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1991 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1974 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Administrative divisions  (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Economic activity  (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use  (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density  (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Dhahran

Jeddah

Riyadh


Somalia

Political map 2002 (also pdf format)

Political map 1992 (also pdf format)

Political map 1988 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 2002 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1992 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Agricultural land use and natural resources CIA 2002 

Agricultural land use and natural resources CIA 1992 

Area comparison CIA 1977 

Economic activity CIA 1977 

Ethnic groups CIA 2002 

Ethnic groups CIA 1992 

Ethnic groups CIA 1977 

Ethnic groups - Horn of Africa 1980 

Population CIA 2002 

Population CIA 1992 

Population CIA 1977 


Sudan

Political map 2007 (1.1MB)

Political map 2000 (also pdf format)

Political map 1994 (also pdf format)

Political map 1989 

Shaded relief map 2000 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1994 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 2011 

Oil and gas concession holders in Sudan  
USAID 2001 (pdf 1.1MB) 

Air access in Southern Sudan July 2002


Syria

Political map 2007 

Political map 1990 (also pdf format)

Political map 1976 (also pdf format)

Detailed map showing roads and towns (click to enlarge) 2004 (1.3MB)

Shaded relief map From Atlas of the Middle East 1993 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1990 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Syria (administrative divisions) 2007 

Israeli settlements in the Golan Heights 1992 

Israeli settlements in the Golan Heights (shaded relief) 1989 

Economic activity (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density (CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Golan Heights Land use and economic activity  

Golan Heights under occupation (passia.org)

Israel-Syria demilitarised zones  (passia.org)


Maps from the Syrian Ministry of Tourism:

Syria 
Tourist map

Aleppo - street plan

Damascus - street plan

Daraa - street plan

Der Ezzor - street plan

Hama - street plan

Hasakeh - street plan

Homs - street plan

Idleb - street plan

Lattakia - street plan

Quneitra - street plan

Raqqa - street plan

Sweyda - street plan

Tartous - street plan

Key to street plans


Tunisia

Political map 1990 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1990 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011

Tunis US State Dept.


United Arab Emirates

Shaded relief map 1995 (also pdf format)

Shaded relief map 1984 (also pdf format)

Small map 2011 

Abu Dhabi US State Dept. 1994 

Dubai US State Dept. 1986 

Strait of Hormuz (political map) 1980 

Strait of Hormuz (detailed map) 2004 

Country map ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Administrative divisions ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Area comparison ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Economic activity ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Land use ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 

Population density ( CIA Atlas of the Middle East) 1993 


Yemen

See special page

     

In the maps section

 

Note: Maps listed on this page are stored at the University of Texas except where indicated.

  

In the reference section

  

 
 
 
 


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Last revised on 31 March, 2012