App Store Launches in 32 New Countries

At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, Tim Cook announced that the App Store would be launching in 32 additional countries this month, bringing the total number of countries with App Store access to 155. As documented in the country-selection page within the iTunes Store, those 32 new markets are now available, although Apple has yet to update its support page listing which iTunes Store content is available in which countries.

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The vast majority of new countries are located in Apple's African and Asian markets, with the exception of Albania and Ukraine in Europe. The full list of new App Store countries includes: Albania, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Zimbabwe.

Top Rated Comments

dra Avatar
155 months ago
Dont understand why peope care about app store availability. U.S. store s ALWAYS available wherever ou are...just scroll to the bottom of iTunes registration page and change flag to U.s.

and how will external countries pay for their app purchases with a non-us card ?
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Hastings101 Avatar
155 months ago
...and we still dont have one in Denmark

Clearly the Republic of the Congo is a much more profitable market
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Gsoz Avatar
155 months ago
...and we still dont have one in Denmark

I think you are mistaking the App Store with an AppLE Store ;)
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Yvan256 Avatar
155 months ago
Good to See PNG and Fiji there i know alot of companies that been waiting for that. time to make me some apps :-)
Won't somebody think of JPEG and GIF?

Oh wait, not that PNG. :p
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
marioguarneros Avatar
155 months ago
APP store NOT APPLE store...

I can see that a lot of people have misunderstood the article, they are talking about the APP store (apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod) not APPLE store (hardware and software such as Macs and MBP's) Also in some countries we have only online versions of the Apple store but no physical retail shops.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
B777Forevar Avatar
155 months ago
why do i see North Korea highlighted??

Because the Dear Leader needs is instagram and Angry Birds
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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