Mualla

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Al Mualla District
District
Country  Yemen
Governorate Aden
Population (2003)
 • Total 49,891
Time zone Yemen Standard Time (UTC+3)

Mualla, Mu'alla (Arabic: المعلا‎‎, al-maʿalla, al-muʿalla) is a city district in Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 49,891 inhabitants.[1]

History[edit]

Mualla earlier history was notable for its association with dhow building. Later in the nineteenth century Mualla grew to be a port for sailing ships and small steam vessels and number of stores of goods were built along the sidewalks.

In the early fifties of the twentieth century the face of the city changed completely by colonial Britain. A large sea area was reclaimed and longest street was built along with modern buildings to absorb the families of British troops.

Population[edit]

Its population in 2004 is about 69,842.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Districts of Yemen". Statoids. Archived from the original on 29 November 2010. Retrieved October 17, 2010. 

Coordinates: 12°39′30″N 43°25′38″E / 12.6583°N 43.4272°E / 12.6583; 43.4272