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Bathymetric cairt o the Reid Sea wi the Bab-el-Mandeb at the bottom richt

The Bab-el-Mandeb (Arabic: باب المندب‎; variously transliterated Mandab or Mandib, an wi airticle "el-" gien an aa as "al-", wi or wioot connectin dashes; meanin "Gate o Grief") is a strait locatit atween Yemen on the Arabie Peninsula, an Djibouti an Eritrea in the Horn o Africae. It connects the Reid Sea tae the Gulf o Aden.

Coordinates: 12°35′N 43°20′E / 12.583°N 43.333°E / 12.583; 43.333