Shuqrah

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Shuqrah
شقرة
town
Shuqrah is located in Yemen
Shuqrah
Shuqrah
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 13°21′21″N 45°41′59″E / 13.35583°N 45.69972°E / 13.35583; 45.69972Coordinates: 13°21′21″N 45°41′59″E / 13.35583°N 45.69972°E / 13.35583; 45.69972
Country  Yemen
Governorate Abyan Governorate
Time zone Yemen Standard Time (UTC+3)

Shuqrah[1] (Shaqrā’,[2] Shuqrā’,[3] Arabic: شُقرة[4]) is a coastal town in southern Yemen. It was the capital of the Fadhli Sultanate[5] until the capital moved to Zinjibar in 1962,[6] although the royal residence remained in Shuqrah.

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