Amazon's app store launches in 41 countries

Amazon has announced that its Android-based app market is now available in 41 new countries, starting Friday.

The addition of the 41 new countries now brings the total up to 236 countries that have access to the app store from the Seattle-based company. The latest expansions centered around Africa and the Middle East.

The full list of countries that now have access to the app store starting today are as follows:

  • Algeria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Burkina Faso
  • Chad
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen

With the launch of the market in new locations, Amazon also detailed that not ever app will be available in every region. Should an app go against a country’s policies and/or laws, it will be disallowed on the market in that nation. You’ve been warned app developers.

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Mike’s Musings: Amazon continues to expand its digital footprint. It’s getting to the point where its quicker to list where the app store isn’t available rather than list where it is.

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