Al hajarah, reached by rough track from Manakha at sunset, is one of the finest examples of a mountain top fortified village (


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Yemen travel guide, including map of Yemen, top Yemen and Socotra travel experiences, and tips for travel in Yemen and Socotra

Our travel guide to Yemen and Socotra is coming soon. In the meantime, please check out our Yemen Essential Info page, and the posts in our travellers' forums.

Further Reading

Yemen – Vital Statistics


  • Capital of Yemen: Sanaa
  • Population of Yemen: 23.5 million
  • Languages in Yemen: Arabic
  • Time in Yemen: GMT +3
  • International dialling code in Yemen: +967
  • Voltage in Yemen: 220/230V 50Hz
  • Visa information for Yemen: Visa information
  • Money in Yemen: Yemeni riyal (YR) Travellers cheques and credit cards can be difficult to use outside the larger towns.
  • Yemen travel advice: Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Yemen tourist board: Yemen Tourism


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