Govrenorates o Yemen

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Yemen is dividit intae 21 govrenorates (muhafazah):

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Diveesion Arabic Caipital Ceety Aurie [1]
km²
Pop
(2004) [2]
Key
Umwhile North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic), till 1990
'Amran 'Amran 9,013 877,786 2
Ad Dali' Ad Dali' 4,448 470,564 4
Al Bayda' Al Bayda' 10,487 577,369 5
Al Hudaydah Al Hudaydah 15,407 2,157,552 6
Al Jawf Al Hazm 46,170 443,797 7
Al Mahwit Al Mahwit 2,452 494,557 9
Amanat Al Asimah Sana'a 126 1,747,834 10
Dhamar Dhamar 8,705 1,330,108 11
Hajjah Hajjah 9,376 1,479,568 13
Ibb Ibb 6,031 2,131,861 14
Ma'rib Ma'rib 19,529 238,522 16
Raymah Al-Jabin 2,239 394,448 17
Sa'dah Sa'dah 14,364 695,033 18
Sana'a Sana'a 13,730 919,215 19
Ta'izz Ta'izz 11,573 2,393,425 21
Umwhile Sooth Yemen (Fowkdemocratic Republic o Yemen), till 1990
'Adan عدن Aden 825 589,419 1
Abyan أبين Zinjibar 20,380 433,819 3
Al Mahrah المهرة Al Ghaydah 78,073 88,594 8
Hadhrahmaut حضرموت Al Mukalla 195,626 1,028,556 12
Lahij لحج Lahij 14,003 722,694 15
Shabwah شبوة Ataq 45,519 470,440 20
Yemen Sana'a 528,076    

The govrenorates are subdividit intae 333 destricts (muderiah), which are subdividit intae 2,210 sub-destricts, and then intae 38,284 veelages (as o 2001).

Afore 1990, Yemen existit as twa separate entities. For mair information, see Historic Govrenorates o Yemen.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.world-gazetteer.com, Yemen, divisions
  2. Central Statistical Organisation of Yemen. General Population Housing and Establishment Census 2004 Final Results [1], Statistic Yearbook 2005 of Yemen [2]