Hajjah Governorate

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Hajjah
حجة
Governorate
Hajjah in Yemen.svg
Country Yemen
Seat Hajjah
Area
 • Total 10,141 km2 (3,915 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,782,000
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)

Hajjah (Arabic: حجةḤaǧǧa) is a governorate of Yemen. Bordered by the Red Sea, it has its capital in Hajjah.

Overview[edit]

Claims have been made that this region along with Sa'dah and Al Hudaydah legally belong to Saudi Arabia due to irregularities in the Treaty of Taif and the fact that it was once part of Asir that was once conquered by the Saudi's in the early 1920s.[2]

Districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Yearbook 2011". Central Statistical Organisation. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Yemen controls saudi land 2010

Coordinates: 15°42′N 43°36′E / 15.700°N 43.600°E / 15.700; 43.600