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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Yemen

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For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Yemen - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

967

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

YMN

Internet country code

YE

GRC Country Code

YEM

Yemen - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 14th March 2021
   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

   ۱٫۲۳۴٬۴۵

(where ٬ indicates the decimal separator and ٫ the thousands separator)

Yemen - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 26th June 2021
   dd/mm/yyyy
   14:32

Yemen - Languages

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The official language is Standard Arabic External. There are 300 000 speakers of Hadrami Spoken Arabic External; 1 000 speakers of Judeo-Yemeni Arabic External; 7 600 000 speakers of Sanaani Spoken Arabic External; 6 760 000 speakers of Ta’izzi-Adeni Arabic External; 58 000 speakers of Mahri External; 290 000 speakers of Somali and 70 000 speakers of Soqotri External.

Yemen - Forms of address

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The forms of address used in Yemen are:

   Sayed      Mr
   Sayeda     Mrs
   A’nisa     Miss
   Tables of forms of address External can be acquired

Yemen - Example address format

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   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Yemen - Postal codes

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Yemen has no postal code system.

Yemen - Postal code format graphic

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Yemen - Postal code format

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Yemen - Postal code specifics

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Yemen - Postal code regular expression

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Yemen - Postal code level of coverage

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Yemen - Postal code map

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Place names in Yemen

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   Note: This section last updated 25th December 2015

Refer to Exonyms in Yemen for full lists of place names in Yemen in other languages.

Yemen - Administrative districts

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   Note: This section last updated 6th January 2014

Yemen has 21 governorates External (muhafazat, singular – muhāfazah) and 1 municipality:

    Abyān External
    Al ’Adan External
    Al Baydā’ External
    Al Hudaydah External
    Al Jawf External
    Al Mahrah External
    Al Mahwīt External
    ’Amrān External
    Dhale External    
    Dhamār External
    Hadramawt External
    Hajjah External
    Ibb External
    Lahij External
    Ma’rib External
    Raymah External
    Şā’dah External
    Şan’ā’ External
    Şan’ā’ External (munipality)
    Shabwah External
    Socotra External
    Tā’izz External

Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Yemen

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Yemeni fixed-line numbers have area codes of 1 digit when called from abroad and numbers with a total length of 7 or 8 digits. Mobile numbers have no area codes, numbers with a length of 9 digits and with subscriber numbers commencing 70, 71, 73 or 77.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

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