Geopolitical map of Yemen

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CapitalPopulationArea
Sanaa 23,495,361 527,970
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
YE +967 22:51:16 Asia/Aden
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2 countries share a border with Yemen

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Some data about Yemen

Yemen is a country of 23,495,361 inhabitants, with an area of ​527,970 km2, its capital is Sanaa and its time zone is "Asia/Aden". Its ISO code is "YE" in 2 positions and "YEM" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Yemen, you must dial your telephone code, which is 967. The currency used in Yemen is the "Rial" (YER).

The administrative subdivision of Yemen (administrative division) is made up of 21 Governorates (level 1) and 333 Districts (level 2). Yemen has 7 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 1 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Yemen with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Yemen to access a zoom level and finer details.

Yemen shares borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Yemen

Number of cities by importance (population) in Yemen. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
7 6 4 1
18.6 % 17.9 % 15.8 % 8.2 %
  • The 7 most important cities represent 18.6% of the entire population
  • The 6 most important cities represent 17.9% of the entire population
  • The 4 most important cities represent 15.8% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 8.2% of the entire population

Administrative division of Yemen

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
21 Governorates1
333 Districts2

List of first-order administrative division in Yemen

  • Muḩāfaz̧at Abyan
  • Muḩāfaz̧at aḑ Ḑāli‘
  • Muḩāfaz̧at ‘Adan
  • Al Bayda Governorate
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Ḩudaydah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Jawf
  • Al Mahrah
  • Al Maḩwīt
  • Amanat Al Asimah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Dhamār
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩajjah
  • Ibb
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Laḩij
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Ma’rib
  • Muḩāfaz̧at ‘Amrān
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Raymah
  • Sanaa
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Şa‘dah
  • Shabwah
  • Socotra
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Ta‘izz

List of major cities of Yemen

  • Sanaa1 937 451 inhabitants
  • Al Ḩudaydah617 871 inhabitants
  • Ta‘izz615 222 inhabitants
  • Aden550 602 inhabitants
  • Mukalla258 132 inhabitants
  • Ibb234 837 inhabitants
  • Dhamār160 114 inhabitants
  • ‘Amrān90 792 inhabitants
  • Sayyān69 404 inhabitants
  • Zabīd52 590 inhabitants
  • Sa'dah51 870 inhabitants
  • Bājil48 218 inhabitants
  • Ḩajjah43 549 inhabitants
  • Dhī as Sufāl37 997 inhabitants
  • Al Bayda37 821 inhabitants
  • Ataq37 315 inhabitants
  • Bayt al Faqīh34 204 inhabitants
  • Yarīm33 050 inhabitants
  • Saḩar31 859 inhabitants
  • Laḩij23 375 inhabitants
  • Zinjibār19 879 inhabitants
  • Al Ḩazm18 241 inhabitants
  • Ma'rib16 794 inhabitants
  • Dhalie14 760 inhabitants
  • Jawf al Maqbābah14 175 inhabitants
  • Al Ghayz̧ah10 948 inhabitants
  • Al Maḩwīt10 593 inhabitants
  • Jadder Cemetery10 000 inhabitants
  • Hadibu8 545 inhabitants
  • Village of ALAMRAH4 500 inhabitants
  • Qalansīyah3 500 inhabitants
  • Khimār3 000 inhabitants
  • Kilmia2 013 inhabitants
  • Al-Medy Village, قرية المدي2 000 inhabitants
  • Al Madu1 986 inhabitants
  • At Taḩāluf1 281 inhabitants
  • Al Ḩamdī1 273 inhabitants
  • AL-khashā upper1 100 inhabitants
  • Suḩayl Shibām645 inhabitants
  • Al ‘Inān100 inhabitants