Ma'rib Governorate

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Ma'rib
مأرب
Governorate
Ma'rib in Yemen.svg
Country Yemen
Seat Ma'rib
Area
 • Total 20,023 km2 (7,731 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 288,000
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Marib dam, Yemen

Ma'rib (Arabic: مأربMa'rib) is a governorate of Yemen. Its centre, Ma'rib, was established after the discovery of oil deposits in 1984.[2] Ma'rib's population in 2004 was 241,619.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Yearbook 2011". Central Statistical Organisation. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  2. ^ United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (February 2010). "Yemen Smart Book". Cryptocomb. p. 179. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 


Coordinates: 15°27′N 45°20′E / 15.450°N 45.333°E / 15.450; 45.333