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The Republic of Yemen is the official and full name of this country. The total area occupied by this country is 528,000 sq km with the population of 22 million. Sana'a is the capital city and is a major trading centre having the population of 918,727. The official language of this country people is Arab and Muslim is the most popular religion who lived in this areas. Because of the desert area the climate of this country is so hot and dry. The climate varies by place and position along the circumstances like along the west coast the climate is Hot and humid and temperate in these western mountain areas are affected by seasonal monsoon. The Yemeni Rial is the present currency of this country people. This Yemen has the Democratic Government and President Ali Abdullah Saleh is head of the State. The major political parties currently active in this state are General People's Congress (GPC), Islah, Yemeni Socialist Party (YSP), Nasserite Unionist Party and National Arab Socialist Ba'th Party. The Premier Ali Muhammed Mujawwar is served as a prime minister from 31 March 2007 and Dr Abu Baker al Qirby is a Foreign Minister. This Yemen has membership in several organizations such as Arab League, Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and Non-Aligned Movement.

Yemen Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The Yemen has several tourist places and is usually referred as recreational things for the people who lived in this country as well as the visitors. The visitors get most exciting experience by observing the historic places and religious sites located in this area such as Ghumdau Palace, the Great Mosque in Sana and exotic markets. The tourists may enjoy the wonderful areas of visiting the Red Sea coast. The Yemenis language, culture and traditional activities are based on the customs and laws of Arabians. Based on the area so many religious restrictions are mentioned in the society of Yemen. Yemen has very rich culture and Yemeni music has great cultural impact and is varies from other traditions. The Arabian cultural structure plays a major role in the cinema and other cultural activities. The mountain over villages in Yemen seems to be very pleasant. Al Hajjarah is an area located at the crowns in the top of a hill. The houses, buildings, and structured things explain the architecture of this Yemen people. The Socotra Island is a wonderful island located in sanaa and is the famous as a tourist spot.

Yemen Demographics

Yemen Total Population - 23,495,361
Yemen Afro-Arab Population - 92%

Yemen Education

The education system in Yemen is not so good that's why the literacy rate of this country people is very low. The government offers free education for children who are in between 6 to 14. Even the government provides many facilities the enrollment progress in schools are very less nearly 46% in which 30% of them are girls. Here the major problem is boys and girls have separate class room's results the lack of staff. The general education system is structured into 3 stages mentioned as Basic, Secondary and College level education. The basic education is free for 6 to 14 children and it aims to increase the literacy rate and facilitate basic education to poor families who are not able to spend money on study purpose. In secondary education system, after finishing of first year students will have a chance to choose their interesting sector like scientific, math's and literary path inclined to get more subjects relating to the arts, writing and social studies. In college level student may enroll in any of the country's universities and the present Yemen has 7 public universities and 5 private universities. Students may enroll in any of these universities based on their wish.

Yemen Symbols

Yemen state Flag
Yemen Flag
Yemen state Flower
Yemen Flower
Arabian coffee
Yemen state Bird
Yemen Bird
Golden-winged Grosbeak

Yemen History

In olden days Yemen was the part of old Sabaean kingdom after that it was ruled by so many empires named as Himyarites, Romans, Ethiopians and Persians. In the 7th century after that in 16th century it was conquered by the Muslim Arabs and then Yemen became a section of the Ottoman Empire. The Yemen's northwestern portion was bordered by the Red Sea became an independent kingdom usually known as Yemen ruled by the Rassite dynasty. The Yemen southern section was bordered by Gulf of Aden was combining in 19th century. In 1839 Aden was conquered By the British and in between 1886 and 1914 so many areas were developed and each of them has local administrator. The Aden was made an individual area in 1935 and it became an Aden region in 1937. In 1967 Southern Yemen got independence from British. In 1971 The National Liberation Front gained control of the government and established a Marxist regime. At the time of 1971 and 1981 the agreements between the two Yemens were not implemented because of recurrent warfare. At the time of 1993 the general relations between the north and south Yemen were weaker and a nine-week civil war was happened in between the army units in 1994 in that the northern forces were conquered. The differences are held in between Yemen and Eritrea over control of the Hanish Islands in the Red Sea in 1995. In 1998 the Hague Tribunal grants this islands to Yemen. Yemen's first direct presidential elections are held in 1999.

Yemen Tourism

Yemen has so many beautiful attractions in order to give enjoyment and also provides wonderful opportunities to the visitors who want to enjoy with the health and nature. Sana'a, the capital city of Yemen lies in the highlands located on a plateau with the height of 2200m surrounded by several mountains. The temperatures of this city are recorded as -3.0ºC and +34.4ºC. The city has an excellent weather particularly in March and April and in late summer days the weather seems to be showers on afternoon. This city is the most strong and secure city having 2500 years history and contains a great wealthy architectural gems and in 1984 it was declared as a World Heritage City by the United Nations. This city has some of the oldest buildings and some of which are having the great history of about 400 years. This city was constructed with the old clay walls which stand six to nine meters high and it has more than100 mosques, minarets, luxuriant gardens, 12 hammams nothing but baths and 6500 houses and those houses are old skyscrapers reaching several stories high and topside is covered with a flat roofs decorated with great care by the friezes, carved frames and stained glass windows. The Suq al-Milh is a Salt Market is one of the famous attractions having the trading of salt and other products such as pottery, raisins, cotton, copper, bread, silverware and antiques.

Yemen Transportation

Compared to other Middle East countries Yemen doesn't have well equipped transportation facilities. The road ways and highway facilities are very poor. It doesn't have rail way facilities and air line facilities are very limited. This country has total 67,000 kilometers highways in which only 7,705 kilometers have paved runways. The major cities like Sanaa, Taizz and Al Hudaydah have road services of intercity buses. The World Bank approved $40 millions in order to facilitate the road services of 200 kilometers for rural areas and 75 kilometers of remote village area road services. Till now Yemen has no rail way lines. The major transportation is held over ports and the ports of Yemen are Aden, Al Hudaydah, Al Mukalla, and Mocha in which Aden is the major port. The Ras Isa is a port used for the loading point of oil exports and some small cargos are passed over the Nishtun port, which is the small one used to carry the cargos. The Aden port consists of Maalla and the Aden Container Terminals and these can be used to handle the roll-on and roll-off and the maintenance of container cargoes as well as the maintenance of tankers. In 2004 the Aden Port got 143rd rank in the world by the total container throughput capacity. 45 airports are located in Yemen in which only 16 have paved runways remaining airports have hard surfaces. Yemen has 4 international airports such as Aden International, Sanaa International, Taizz and Al Hudaydah.

Yemen Taxes

Yemen Coountry Income Tax - 35%
Yemen Country Corporate Tax - 35%
Yemen Country Sales Tax - 5%

Yemen Universities

Dhamar University, Dhamar, Yemen - 1,36,000 students
Sana'a University, Sana'a, Yemen - 14,000 students

Yemen Religions

Yemen Sunni Muslim Population is 53%
Yemen Shi'a Population is 47%
Yemen Yemenis Population is 1%

Yemen Provinces

Abyan, Yemen - Population 433,819
Adan, Yemen - Population 589,419
Al Bayda, Yemen - Population 577,369
Al Hudaydah, Yemen - Population 2,157,552
Al Jawf, Yemen - Population 443,797
Al Mahrah, Yemen - Population 88,594
Al Mahwit, Yemen - Population 494,557
Dhamar, Yemen - Population 1,330,108
Hadramawt, Yemen - Population 1,028,556
Hajjah, Yemen - Population 1,479,568
Ibb, Yemen - Population 2,131,861
Lahij, Yemen - Population 722,694
Marib, Yemen - Population 238,522
Sadah, Yemen - Population 695,033
Sanaa, Yemen - Population 919,215
Shabwah, Yemen - Population 470,440
Taizz, Yemen - Population 2,393,425

Yemen Government

Yemen has Republic government comprise of 19 governorates as an administrative divisions. In 22 May 1990 the Republic of Yemen was constucted with the combination of Yemen Arab and the Marxist People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. After that 22nd May is declared as a national holiday and the Constitution was adopted on 16 May 1991 and made changes and are taken from February 2001. The legal system of this country includes Islamic law, Turkish law, English common law and local tribal customary law. The government sector consists of 3 branches named as Executive, Legislative and Judicial branch. President, Vice President, Prime Minister and cabinet are the part of Executive branch. The Legislative branch has two types of houses named as Shura Council and a House of Representatives. The members of this council are appointed by the decision of president. The Supreme Court is working under the judicial branch. The major political parties in Yemen are General People's Congress, Islamic Reform Grouping, National Arab Socialist Ba'th Party, Nasserite Unionist Party and Yemeni Socialist Party.

Yemen Geography

Yemen is located in Middle East country originated in the southwestern region of Asia. Yemen has many beautiful highlands which are a part of Arabian Plateau and a desert in the eastern part. The latitude of this country is 15 degrees towards the north of equator and 48 degrees of longitude towards the east of Prime Meridian. The total land area occupied by this country is 5, 27,970 square kilometers with the coastline length of 1,906 kilometers. The Middle east region having the boundaries of Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Oman and Saudi Arabia at four sides. The general climate of this country is hot and humid rather than in the highlands. The annual rainfall recorded at this highland is 50 centimeters. The west coast region of Yemen is so hot and humid and the eastern region is very harsh and dry surface because of the desert area. Yemen has small springs and oases in order to facilitate water for the daily usage of the people who lived in Yemen. The Petroleum, fish, rock salt, marble, coal, gold, lead, nickel and copper and fertile soil are the natural resources frequently available in this country and the total cultivated land is 5,500 sq km. sandstorms and dust storms in summer are the natural disasters frequently happens here in desert areas.

Yemen Parks

Yemen has several national parks which gives most exciting environment to the visitors. The Radom National Park is the famous park occupied an area of 1,250,970 ha located towards the south-west of Lake Kundi. The hills located in this park forms the watershed and it separates the flow of water in both sides named as Nile and Congo River systems. The average annual rain fall in these hills are recorded as 630 mm in the north to 900 mm in the south and the rain fall is usually observed in between April and November. The Gambela National Park is located at 600 kilometres on the river Baro with the peak Sudanese grass offer the great opportunities for wilderness discovery of animals. This river has big Nile perch up to 100 kilograms contains the animals like crocodiles, hippos, buffalo, giraffe, waterbuck, Roan antelope, zebra, bushbuck, Abyssinian reedbuck, warthog, hartebeest, hyena, lion and elephant. In this park the visitors may observe various bird species like olive baboon, vervet, white whiskers and white colobus monkey. The Yangudi Rassa National Park is the famous one occupying an area of 4,730 square kilometers placed in the Afar Region in the arid northern Rift lowlands. It consists of several wildlife species and some beautiful locations such as Riverine forests, marshes and small lakes, dry riverbeds, rocky hills, sandy semi-desert and wooded grasslands. This park hosts to various mammals such as Beisa Oryx, Soemmering's and Dorcas gazelle, gerenuk and Grevy's zebra, kudu and cheetah. Here the visitors have a great chance to observe the 250 bird species.

Yemen Economy

Yemen is economically good and its major income is gained from the trading of agricultural products. Now the land is used for growing the shrub usually called qat and these leaves are chewed as a chemical agent and are mostly used by Yemenis. The things involved in the economic structure of this country are 15% of Agriculture, 39% of Industry and 46% is gained from other services. The average income of this Yemen is $2.6 billion and the expenditures are $2.7 billions. The major agricultural products are grain fruits, vegetables, qat, coffee and cotton. The Dairy products, poultry, meat and fish are the other frequently available products used in daily food. The exporting things from this country are crude oil cotton coffee dried and salted fish and those are exported to China, South Korea, Thailand, Brazil, Japan and Thailand. Yemen imports some of the products like textiles and manufactured consumer goods, petroleum products, foodstuffs and cement machinery chemicals from US, France, UAE, Saudi Arabia and UK. Present Yemen try to attract the foreign investment in order to increase the country economy.