Darsah

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Darsah
Native name: درسة
Darsah ISS006.jpg
Photograph by NASA astronauts
Geography
Coordinates 12°07′15″N 53°16′30″E / 12.12083°N 53.27500°E / 12.12083; 53.27500Coordinates: 12°07′15″N 53°16′30″E / 12.12083°N 53.27500°E / 12.12083; 53.27500
Archipelago Socotra Archipelago[1]
Area 5.412 km2 (2.090 sq mi)
Length 7.12 km (4.424 mi)
Width 2.25 km (1.398 mi)
Country
Demographics
Population Uninhabited[1]

Darsah (Arabic: درسة‎) is an uninhabited island in the Socotra Archipelago of Yemen.[1] Darsah and neighboring Samhah (17 km to the west) are collectively known as "Al Akhawain" (Arabic: الأخوين‎) which means "The Brothers".

Map of the Socotra archipelago; Darsah at lower center

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d [1] Socotra Governance & Biodiversity Project - Welcome to Socotra. 10-06-2011.