Al Mahrah Govrenorate

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Map o Yemen showin Al Mahrah govrenorate.

Al Mahrah or Mahra (Arabic: المهرةAl Mahra) is a govrenorate (muhafazah) o Yemen in the soothren Arabian Peninsula. Situatit in the aurie o the umwhile Mahra Sultanate, its caipital is Al Ghaydah.

In addition tae Arabic, Mehri, a Modren Sooth Arabian leid, is spoken in Mahra.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The geography o Al Mahrah is seemilar tae the ane o neighborin Dhofar in Oman. Rigid peaks risin tae aroond 1,300 meters an the treacherous Empty Quarter desert lies tae the north. Alang its coast near the mairch wi Oman, Al Mahrah is affectit bi the saisonal monsoon, or Khareef. The muntains acome watter soaked an the atmosphere becomes moist an foggy as vegetation turns the barren coast intae lush valleys an forests. Hauf National Park is locatit in Al Mahrah.

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Coordinates: 16°48′N 51°44′E / 16.800°N 51.733°E / 16.800; 51.733