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What are gulf countries and why are they called gulf countries?

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Countries are gulf countries because they lie on the border of the Persian Gulf. Gulf countries are:

  1. Bahrain
  2. Kuwait
  3. Iraq
  4. Oman
  5. Qatar
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. The United Arab Emirates.

Also, these countries except Iraq are part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).


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