11 countries do not compete in the 2012 Olympics:AbkhaziaEast Timor (Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste)KosovoNagorno-KarabakhNiueNorthern CyprusSahrawi Arab Democratic RepublicSomalilandSouth OssetiaTransnistriaVatican City (State of the Vatican City, Holy See)In addition, South Sudan (Republic of South Sudan) does not have their own National Olympic Committee, but they are competing under the Independent Olympic Athletes banner.There are 207 countries in the world at the time of the 2012 Olympics, 196 of which are competing. See reference questions linked.I don't no cause I'm in a lol(land of lollypops)Kiribati, AfghanistanVatican City, Kosovo, South SudanYou can bet North Korea and Myanmar will not send athletes to the Olympics.Bulgaria is not participating in the 2012 Olympics.
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There are NINE Arab countries in Africa.
United Arab Emirates and Japan won bronze in men's 81 kg in Judo at the Rio 2016 Olympics with competing athletes, respectively, Tom Sergiu and Takanori Nagase.
Arab Gulf Countries Council or Arab Gulf Cooperation Council when related with arab
There are 22 Arab countries and 1 Jewish country.
Arab countries span the continents of Africa and Asia.
There are countries in the Middle East that are not Arab, such as Iran, Turkey, and Israel.
The following 13 Arab countries form the Middle East (with the inclusion of the non-Arab countries of Turkey, Iran, and Israel)LebanonSyriaIraqKuwaitSaudi ArabiaBahrainQatarUnited Arab EmiratesOmanYemenJordanPalestineEgypt
the two smaller arab countries are Qatar and Bahrani