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Capital : Sana’a
Language : Arabic
Currency : Yemeni rial
Population : 27 478 000
Area : 527 968 km2

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1. In Yemen, beer is mainly drunk.

2. This country has more than 1,202,000 motor vehicles (46 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .ye . There are over 910 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .ye are: yemen.net.ye, yemen.gov.ye and smc.gov.ye.

5. There is no woman in Yemen’s government.

6. In this country there are more than 72 440 km of paved roads (0.11% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 57 airports, 17 of the paved surface.

8. Full name of the country – Yemeni Republic.

9. Political system – republic.

10. In 2011, Tawakkul Karman received the Nobel Peace Prize.


Geography in Yemen

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1. The territory of Yemen covers over 200 islands, the largest of which is Socotra.

2. In this country, slavery was officially abolished only in 1962.

3. Yemen borders with such countries as: Oman 288 km, Saudi Arabia 1,458 km.

4. 90% of reptiles found on the island of Socotra are not found anywhere else in the world.

5. The country is 1.7 times bigger than Poland.

6. The highest peak is Jabal an-Nabi Szuajb, 3760 m above sea level.

7. There are 234520 km2 of agricultural land in Yemen (44% of the country).

8. Sana’a is the highest located city in the country.

9. Only 3% of the Yemeni area is suitable for cultivation.

70. The nearest capital in a straight line from Sana’a is Djibouti (Djibouti) – 433 km.

71. The furthest capital in a straight line from Sana is Apia (Samoa) – 16144 km.

Finance in Yemen

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1. The minimum wage is 21,000 rial per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Yemen is 20%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 20% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) is $50,966,000,000 in 2015.

6. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 49.9% GDP, or around: $25 432 034 000 .

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 7 772 000 000 .

8. The country has over $4,688,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.04% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

9. Yemen has 1,600 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Yemen

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 20% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

4. In Yemen, adulthood is reached at the age of 15.

5. It was the first country on the Arabian Peninsula, which granted women the right to vote.

6. The richest of them is Eyal Ofer with assets worth over $8.5 billion.

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 63 days.


Education in Yemen

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 85.

4. In a country that is 29.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 7 760 844 people).


Work in Yemen

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1. The minimum wage is 21,000 rial per month (data from 2013).

2. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 14% .

3. The amount of income tax in Yemen is 20%.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 15%, and for companies 20% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 63 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Yemen

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

2. Yemen is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the Arab world.

3. The highest peak is Jabal an-Nabi Szuajb, 3760 m above sea level.

4. Sana’a is the highest located city in the country.

5. The lowest temperature: -9 °C was measured in Kitab.

6. The highest temperature: 46.3 °C was measured in Seiyoun.


Army in Yemen

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 44 place,
2018 > year – 65 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 65,000 professional and 70,000 reservists,
2018 year – 43,500 professional and 0 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 1260 tanks, 3000 > armored vehicles, 180 jet aircraft and 65 helicopters,
2018 year – 826 tanks, 3007 armored vehicles, 168 jets and 61 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 1,400,000,000 (PLN 5,992,000,000),
2018 year – $ 1,440,000,000 (PLN 6,163,200,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 110 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 63 ships.


Society in Yemen

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1. In Yemen, an average person consumes about 0.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. In 2013, 3,239 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

3. 32% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 8,310,000 people).

4. The average IQ level is 85.

5. In this country, women having their first child on average 21.4 years old.

6. On average, a woman gives birth to 3.9 children.

7. In this country over 7,031 784 (2018) people have access to the Internet (about 27% of the population).

8. About 2 352 942 (2018) accounts have been created on Facebook.

9. The population density is 45.3 people / km2.

10. The main religion is Islam, 99.93%.

12. The average age people living in this country is 18.9 years.

13. In this country there are about:
10 665,000 people (41.09%) in the age range 0-14 years.
14,598,000 people (56.24%) in the age range 15-64 years.
693,000 people (2.67%) over 65 years old.

14. In this country, about 778,000 children are born each year (3.0% of the population), and about 163,000 people die (0.6% of the population).

15. 548 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

16. 26% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

17. In this country an average adult person smokes 34 cigarettes a month.

18. The average life expectancy in this country is 63.9 years (women – 65.4 years and men – 62.5 years).


Symbols of Yemen

1. The motto of the country – “God, the State, Revolution, Unity”.


Famous people in Yemen

1. The wife of King Solomon – Saba came from Yemen.

Sport in Yemen

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1. The most popular football sport.


10. The current Yemen was created on May 22, 1990 after the unification of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Yemen?

The highest peak in Yemen is Jabal an-Nabi Szuajb (3666 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


Which Yemen has national colors?

National colors: red, white and black.

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Which countries borders Yemen?

Yemen borders with such countries as: Oman 288 km, Saudi Arabia 1 458 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 18.9 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 21,000 rial per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Yemen?

The population density is 49 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “God, the State, Revolution, Unity”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 46.3 ° C was measured in Seiyoun.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -9 ° C was measured in Kitab.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol consumption is illegal (outside the Aden region, where it is legal for 21 years).

answer: Marta