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Last update : 13 February 2019


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

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Yemen facts

1. 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.
2. The population density is 45.3 people / km2.
3. The country is 1.7 times bigger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 99.93%.
5. The highest peak is Jabal an-Nabi Szuajb, 3760 m above sea level.
6. The motto of the country – “God, the State, Revolution, Unity”.
7. The full name of the country – the Republic of Yemen.
8. Political system – republic.
9. The most popular football sport.
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12. The wife of King Solomon – Saba came from Yemen.

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

Author: Turyst

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

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

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

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

Author: MR

18. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 44 place,
      – 2018 year – 65 place.

19. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 65,000 professional and 70,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 43 500 professional and 0 reservists.

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

21. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $1,400,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $1,440,000,000 .

22. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 110 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 63 ships.

Author: Wojak

23. 90% of reptiles found on the island of Socotra are not found anywhere else in the world.

Author: Paulinka88

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

25. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 14% .

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

Author: Daria

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

Author: AlkoWorld

28. In Yemen, beer is mainly drunk.

Author: AlkoWorld

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

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

Author: EduKacJa

31. The average IQ level is 85.

Author: EduKacJa

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

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

Author: AutoMania

34. The country has over 1 202 000 motor vehicles registered (46 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

35. 32% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 8,310,000 people).

Author: Durga

36. No woman is in the government of Yemen.

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

Author: Leah

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

39. In this country there are 57 airports, 17 of the paved surface.

Author: Marlène

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

Author: Vinamra

41. The country’s top-level domain is .ye . There are over 910 websites with such an extension.

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

Author: http

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

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

45. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $7 772 000 000 .

Author: Komornik

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

Author: VViki

47. 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).

Author: Reebeka

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

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

Author: weather

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

Author: medi

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

Author: Wilga

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

Author: redsun

53. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 17.

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

55. 10 women give birth to 39 children on average

Author: Nadia

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

57. The country is around:
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.

58. 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).

Author: Sara19

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

60. 548 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

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

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

63. The work week is 48 hours.

Author: Statyk

64. 26% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

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

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

Author: Fan%

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

Author: Vinamra

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

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

Author: NET

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

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Yemen?
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What is the largest lake in Yemen?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Yemen has national colors?
National colors: red, white and black.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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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