Capital: Sana’a

Population: 26,479,958 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Yemeni Rial (YER)

Official Language: Arabic

Unofficial Languages: Other ethnic, minority languages

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Arab, Afro-Arab, South Asians, Europeans

Largest Cities: Sana’a, Al Hudaydah, Ta`izz, Aden

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

May Day (May 1)

Unity Day (May 22) 

Eid al-Fitr (July 7-9)

Eid al-Adha (September 13-16)

North Yemen Revolution Day (September 26)

Muharram (October 3)

Revolution Day (October 14)

Independence Day (November 30)

The Prophet’s Birthday (December 12)

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