Yemen Bordering Countries: Djibouti
, Saudi Arabia
, Middle East
Where is Yemen?
Yemen Satellite Image
Yemen is located in the Middle East. Yemen is bordered by the Red Sea, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, Saudi Arabia to the north, and Oman to the east.
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Adan (Aden), Ahwar, Al Ghaydah, Al Hudaydah, Al Luhayyah, Al Mukalla, Amran, Ash Shihr, Az Zaydiyah, Bajil, Bayt al Faqih, Dhamar, Hajjah, Harrah, Hawf, Ibb, Lahij, Lawdar, Madinat ash Shab, Ma'rib, Mayfa'ah, Mijdahah, Mukayris, Nishtun, Qishn, Rida, Sadah, Saddat ash Shuqqah, San'a' (Sanaa), Sanaw, Sayhut, Saywun, Shabwah, Shaqra', Shaykh 'Uthman, Shihan, Ta'izz, Tarim, Yarim, Zabid and Zinjibar.
Arabian Sea, Bab al Mandab, Ghubbat al Qamar, Gulf of Aden, Red Sea, Tihamat ash Sham and Wadi al Masilah.
Yemen Natural Resources:
Yemen has metal resources which include gold, lead, nickel and copper. Fossil fuels are present of petroleum, as well as small deposits of coal. There are other natural resources including rock salt, marble, fish, and fertile soil in western part of the country.
Yemen Natural Hazards:
There are dust storms and sandstorms in Yemen, during the summer.
Yemen Environmental Issues:
Yemen has environmental issues concerning the land and water. There are very limited natural fresh water resources, and inadequate supplies of potable water. Issues regarding the land include overgrazing, soil erosion, and desertification.
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