As-Salif

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As-Salif
As-Salif is located in Yemen
As-Salif
As-Salif
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 15°18′39″N 42°40′23″E / 15.31083°N 42.67306°E / 15.31083; 42.67306
Country Yemen
GovernorateAl Hudaydah Governorate
Time zoneUTC+3 (Yemen Standard Time)

As-Salif (Arabic: الصليف‎, As-Sālif, also transliterated as al-Salif) is a coastal village in western Yemen.[1] It is located in a bay of a headland that forms the southern coast of the Kamaran Bay. As-Salif is recognized for its large deposits of rock salt.[1][2] Historically, the salt was exported to India.[2] The salt is mined by a government-owned corporation.[1] As-Salif is located at around 15°18′39″N 42°40′23″E / 15.31083°N 42.67306°E / 15.31083; 42.67306Coordinates: 15°18′39″N 42°40′23″E / 15.31083°N 42.67306°E / 15.31083; 42.67306.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "As-Salif". Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 22 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-20.
  2. ^ a b Prothero, G.W. (1920). Arabia. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 97.
  3. ^ "As-Salif". Google Maps. Retrieved 2007-01-20.