Yemen

Yemen is the 49th largest country in the world by area with 527,970 square kilometers (203,850 square miles).

It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea to the south, and Oman to the east-northeast.

Yemen is located in the Middle East, with a population of 29.3 million people. Its capital is Sanaa, and the currency is the Yemeni Rial (YR). The official language spoken in Yemen is Arabic.

They celebrate many holidays including:

It has four world heritage sites: 

  1. Historic Town of Zabid
  2. Old City of Sana’a
  3. Old Walled City of Shibam
  4. Socotra Archipelago

It also has many national parks including:

  1. Jabal Bura Valley Forest National Park
  2. Zuqur Islands Marine National Park

Want to learn more? Check out Yemen’s tourism website.

Also check out the National Museum of Yemen.

Fun activities to do:

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!