Etymology & History
The name Al-Tawahi is derived from the anglicized local Adeni dialect pronunciation of the word suburbs (Arabic: الضواحي), the Tawahi district became known as "Steamer Point" during Aden's time as a British colony. It was urbanized by the Brits & planned as a modern port and was part of Aden Settlement.
Its population in 2004 is about 52,984.
- Prothero, G.W. (1920). Arabia. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 68.
Muhammad Abd al wali in Sana, ville ouverte mentions the city district. Template:Yemen-geo -stub