Yemen is situated on the south western part of the Arabian Peninsula.
527,970 sq km.
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Sana'a ( 01) , Aden ( 02 ), Hodeidah (03), Taiz (04), Mukalla (05)
President of Yemen and government ministers
Arabic is the official language, but English is widely spoken. German,
French is spoken by Hotel staff and tour guides.
With over 500,000 squared kilometer, a highly diverse landscape is
spread all over Yemen. From the high mountains to the steep valley, with
over 150 km of coast line over the Red sea and the Arabian sea.
Yemen is predominately divided into five Physical Features namely:
- The Mountainous Region
- The Plateau Region
- The Coastal Region
- The Ruba al – Khali Region
- The Yemeni Isles Group
The climate differs from a region to another according to reliefs and the
nearness to the equator, the climate degrades from the hot-wet orbital
climate to cold climate.
In general the climate of the Republic is distinct by high temperature in
the coastal regions and by the rate of humidity in summer and moderate in
But in the internal and in the mountainous regions the climate is marked to
be moderate in summer and cold in winter.
1 USD = 225.00 YER (May 2010, subject to vary from time to time)
G.M.T. + 3 hrs. all the year.
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