Capital: Sanaa

Location: Located along the Bab el Mandeb Strait which links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden and is one of the worlds' busiest shipping channels.

Terrain: Coastal plain to the west with rugged mountains and deserts towards the Arabian Peninsula.

Land Area: 527,970 sq km

Population: 7 million

Official Language: Arabic

Main Religion: Islam

Monetary Unit: Yemeni Rial [YER]

Main Exports: Crude oil, coffee, dried and salted fish, liquefied natural gas

Commercial capital: Aden

located: North coast of the Gulf of Aden


 narrow coastal plain backed by flat-topped hills and rugged mountains; dissected upland desert plains in center slope into the desert interior of the Arabian Peninsula

Land Area: 760 Sq Km

Population: 863k

Official language: Arabic


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