Mukayras

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Mukayras
Mukayras, Al Bayda, Yemen in 1966
Mukayras, Al Bayda, Yemen in 1966
Mukayras is located in Yemen
Mukayras
Mukayras
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 13°56′38″N 45°40′25″E / 13.94389°N 45.67361°E / 13.94389; 45.67361Coordinates: 13°56′38″N 45°40′25″E / 13.94389°N 45.67361°E / 13.94389; 45.67361
Country  Yemen
Governorate Al Bayda Governorate
Time zone UTC+3 (Yemen Standard Time)

Mukayras in Arabic مكيراس is a town and Directorate "مديرية" in Abyan Governorate, Yemen. It is located at around 13°56′38″N 45°40′25″E / 13.94389°N 45.67361°E / 13.94389; 45.67361 at an elevation of about 2170 m. It was one of the South Yemen Protectorates under British rule 1839-1967