'Uzlah (Arabic: عزلة, plural 'Uzaal ; Arabic: عزل) is the name given to Yemen's regional administrative divisions. The 'uzlah was originally a sub-division of a mikhlaf, another type of administrative division. However, the mikhleef system is no longer used by the government so it is now an administrative sub-division of a district.
In Arabic, the word 'uzlah means remoteness or loneliness.
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