About Yemen

 Location: Located in the Republic of Yemen in the south Arabian Peninsula in the southwest of the continent of Asia. Yemen shares northern borders with Saudi Arabia and to the south is the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Aden, and to the east is the Sultanate of Omar, and to the west is the Red Sea.

Official name: The Republic of Yemen

مدينة صنعاء : Sana’a: Sana’a is the capital of the Republic of Yemen. Sana’a is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is one of the highest cities in the world with a population of 1,937,500 (taken by the 2012 census). Sana’a is one of the cities that the national dialogue conference will be held in.

National Flag: The national flag is rectangular with three equal rectangular dimensions within the main structure and it contains three colors that represent the country, from the top, red, white, and black.

Population: The population of Yemen, according to the final census: • Housing and establishment: 19,685,161 • Population of Yemen total taken (2011): 23,832,569 • The population is growing annually at a rate of 3%. • 50.91% represents the male population • 49.09% represents the female population Regime in the Republic of Yemen: Yemen is based on political and party pluralism. President: The president is the head of state and is elected by the people and for the people. The election will have a number of candidates and the winning candidate will be chosen by the people by the majority of the votes of the electorate. The presidential term of seven years begins after the oath has been taken. Local Authority: Representing the local authority as a form of practice in governance in Yemen and realized this process by the rules and regulations of constitutional, legal, and expansion of opportunities to participate in policy-making development of plans, programs, decisions making, and community involvement.

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