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Republic of Yemen

ٱلْجُمْهُورِيَّةُ ٱلْيَمَنِيَّةُ (Arabic)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Yamanīyah
Motto: ٱللَّهُ، ٱلْوَطَنُ، ٱلثَوْرَةُ، ٱلْوَحْدَةُ (Arabic)
Allāh, al-Waṭan, ath-Thawrah, al-Waḥdah
Allah, Country, Revolution, Unity”
Anthem: "United Republic"
(Arabic: الجمهورية المتحدة‎, romanizedal-Jumhūrīyah al-Muttaḥidah)
Location of Yemen (red)
Location of Yemen (red)
CapitalSanaa (de jure)
under the SPC control
Aden (Temporary capital)
Coordinates: 15°20′54″N44°12′23″E / 15.34833°N 44.20639°E / 15.34833; 44.20639
Capital-in-exileRiyadh
Largest citySanaa
Official languagesArabic[1]
Ethnic groups
Religion
Islam
Demonym(s)Yemeni, Yemenite
Government
Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi (non-resident)
Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed
Mahdi al-Mashat
Abdel-Aziz bin Habtour
Aidarus al-Zoubaidi
Hani Bin Brek
LegislatureParliament (de jure)
Supreme Political Council (de facto)
Shura Council
House of Representatives
Establishment

30 October 1918
• Yemen Arab Republic established
26 September 1962
• South Yemen independenceb

30 November 1967
22 May 1990
16 May 1991
Area
• Total
527,968 km2 (203,850 sq mi) (49th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
28,498,683[2][3] (48th)
• 2004 census
19,685,000[4]
• Density
44.7/km2 (115.8/sq mi) (160th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$73.348 billion[5] (118th)
• Per capita
$2,380[5] (161st)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$28.524 billion[5] (103rd)
• Per capita
$925[5] (177th)
Gini (2014)36.7[6]
medium
HDI (2018)Steady 0.463[7]
low · 177th
CurrencyYemeni rial (YER)
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Driving sideright[8]
Calling code+967
Internet TLD.ye, اليمن.
  1. From the Ottoman Empire.
  2. From the United Kingdom.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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