Yemen

Languages:

Arabic (official) 

Time zone:

AST (UTC+3) 

Area:

528,076 sq km 

Population:

25,408,000 (2013 estimate) 

Currency:

Yemeni rial (YER) 

Religion:

Islam 

Government:

Provisional government 

Phone code:

+967 

Yemen's flag Flag of Yemen
Yemen is officially named as “The Republic of Yemen” and frequently identified as just Yemen. It is a state positioned in Western Asia, inhabiting from the southwestern to southern finish of the Arabian Cape. It boundaries with Saudi Arabia from the north side, with the Red Sea from the west side, and with Oman from the east side.
Yemen is one of the most deprived states from all the Arabic countries. Its capital and the biggest town is Sana'a. Yemen's country includes more than 200 islands, and the biggest of them is Socotra, approximately 415 kilometers from the south of continent Yemen, off the shoreline of Somalia.
Yemen is the one and only country in the Arabian Cape that has a thoroughly republican figure of government. About 53% of Yemenis people are Sunnis, as at the same time the 45% are Zaydi Shias. The authorized language is Modern Standard Arabic. In numerous regional dialects Yemeni Arabic is spoken.

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Sana'a is furthermore spelled "Sana", and it is the capital of Yemen, in Asia. It is the centre of San'a 'Governorate, on the other hand the town itself is not fraction of the Governorate, but comes i...

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