Yemen

Yemen

Capital - Sana’a
Population - 23,013,000
Area - 527,970 km²
Density - 43.59 / km²
Currency - YER
Official language – Arabic
Yemen is an Arab country located in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, and Oman to the east. Yemen's territory includes over 200 islands. Yemen is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, it is rich in history and culture as well as wonderful places to visit. The major tourist attractions in Yemen include Sanaa, the nation's capital, Al Mukalla, Dhamar, Kawkaban, and Mokha. Mokha is a city in the country known as the birthplace of mocha coffee. The beautiful beaches of Al Hudayda leave the tourist enchanted with its sheer beauty. Besides these places, the most exotic destinations in Yemen include Shibam, Seiyun, and Tarim, the three famous historical towns of Hadhramaut. The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has designated three cultural sites in Yemen: the historic town of Zabid, Sana'a, Yemen's capital and the old walled city of Shibam.

Travel Alert: The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office recommends against all travel to Yemen, please check with your relevant national government.