Governorates of Yemen

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Yemen is divided into 21 governorates (muhafazah):

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Division Arabic Capital City Area [1]
km²
Pop
(2004) [2]
Key
Former North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic), until 1990
'Amran 'Amran 9,013 877,786 2
Ad Dali' Ad Dali' 4,448 470,564 4
Al Bayda' Al Bayda 10,487 577,369 5
Al Hudaydah Al Hudaydah 15,407 2,157,552 6
Al Jawf Al Jawf 46,170 443,797 7
Al Mahwit Al Mahwit 2,452 494,557 9
Amanat Al Asimah San'a' 126 1,747,834 10
Dhamar Dhamar 8,705 1,330,108 11
Hajjah Hajjah 9,376 1,479,568 13
Ibb Ibb 6,031 2,131,861 14
Ma'rib Ma'rib 19,529 238,522 16
Raymah 2,239 394,448 17
Sa'dah Sa'dah 14,364 695,033 18
Sana'a San'a' 13,730 919,215 19
Ta'izz Ta'izz 11,573 2,393,425 21
Former South Yemen (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen), until 1990
'Adan عدن Aden 825 589,419 1
Abyan أبين Zinjibar 20,380 433,819 3
Al Mahrah المهرة Al Ghaydah 78,073 88,594 8
Hadramaut حضرموت Al Mukalla 195,626 1,028,556 12
Lahij لحج Lahij 14,003 722,694 15
Shabwah شبوة 'Ataq 45,519 470,440 20
Yemen San'a' 528,076    

The governorates are subdivided into 333 districts (muderiah), which are subdivided into 2,210 sub-districts, and then into 38,284 villages (as of 2001).

Before 1990, Yemen existed as two separate entities. For more information, see Historic Governorates of Yemen.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.world-gazetteer.com, Yemen, divisions
  2. ^ Central Statistical Organisation of Yemen. General Population Housing and Establishment Census 2004 Final Results [1], Statistic Yearbook 2005 of Yemen [2]