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Basic information about Aden
Aden (Arabic: عدن ʻAdan) is a governorate of Yemen, including the city of Aden. At the 2004 census it had a population of 589,419. The ancient capital, the port city of Crater, was located here. Aden was under British rule in the period from 1839 to 1967. In 1967, after years of struggle, Aden and other southern governorates gained their independence. The city of Aden subsequently became the capital of South Yemen between 1967 and 1990). In 1990, both South Yemen and North Yemen combined to form the present Republic of Yemen. Aden is now the commercial capital of the Republic of Yemen. The archipelago of Socotra was part of the Governorate of Aden, but it was attached to Hadhramaut Governorate in 2004. On 6 December 2015, the governor of Aden, General Jaafar Mohammed Saad, was killed in a car bomb attack that also killed six members of his entourage. Several other bystanders were wounded. Shortly after the attack, responsibility was claimed by Islamic State.
Cities, towns & villages in Aden
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AdenAden (UK /ˈeɪdən/ AY-duhn, US /ˈɑːdɛn/ AH-den; Arabic: عدن‎‎ ʻAdin/ʻAdan Yemeni pronunciation: [ˈʕæden, ˈʕædæn]) is a port city in Yemen, located by the eastern approach to the Red Sea (the Gulf of Aden), some 170 kilometres (110 mi) east of Bab-el-Mandeb. Its population is approximately 800,000 people. Aden's ancient, natural harbour lies in the crater of a dormant volcano which now forms a peninsula, joined to the mainland by a low isthmus. This harbour, Front Bay, was first used by the ancient Kingdom of Awsan between the 5th and 7th centuries BC. The modern harbour is on the other side of the peninsula. Aden gives its name to the Gulf of Aden. Show Adenon the map
CraterCrater (/ˈkreɪtər/; Arabic: كريتر‎‎, [ˈkɾeːtəɾ]), also Kraytar, is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. Its official name is Seera (Arabic: صيرة Ṣīrah). It is situated in a crater of an ancient volcano which forms the Shamsan Mountains. In 1991, the population was 70,319. As of 2003, the district had a population of 76,723 people. Show Crateron the map
At TawāhīTawahi or (Arabic: is a city district in the city of Aden, located in the Aden Governorate in Yemen. Show At Tawāhīon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Aden
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CraiterCrater (/ˈkreɪtər/; Arabic: كريتر‎‎, [ˈkɾeːtəɾ]), also Kraytar, is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. Its official name is Seera (Arabic: صيرة Ṣīrah). It is situated in a crater of an ancient volcano which forms the Shamsan Mountains. In 1991, the population was 70,319. As of 2003, the district had a population of 76,723 people.Show on map
Muḩāfaz̧at ‘AdanAden (Arabic: عدن ʻAdan‎‎) is a governorate of Yemen, including the city of Aden. At the 2004 census it had a population of 589,419. The ancient capital, the port city of Crater, was located here. Aden was under British rule in the period from 1839 to 1967. In 1967, after years of struggle, Aden and other southern governorates gained their independence. The city of Aden subsequently became the capital of South Yemen between 1967 and 1990). In 1990, both South Yemen and North Yemen combined to form the present Republic of Yemen. Aden is now the commercial capital of the Republic of Yemen.Show on map
Al MuallaMualla, Mu'alla (Arabic: المعلا‎‎, al-maʿalla, al-muʿalla) is a city district in Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 49,891 inhabitants.Show on map
Khur MaksarKhormaksar (UK: [kəˈmæksə], Arabic: خورمكسر is a city district in Aden Governorate, Yemen, with a population of 47,044 according to 2004 census.Show on map
Ash Shaikh OuthmanAsh Shaikh Outhman District is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 105,248 inhabitants.Show on map
Al MansuraAl Mansura District is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 114,931 inhabitants.Show on map
Al BuraiqehAl Buraiqeh District is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 62,405 inhabitants.Show on map
AttawahiAttawahi District is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 52,984 inhabitants.Show on map
Dar SadDar Sad District is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 79,712 inhabitants.Show on map
Different buildings in Aden
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Aden AirportAden International Airport is an international airport in Aden, Yemen (IATA: ADE, ICAO: OYAA).Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Aden
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Perim IslandPerim (Arabic: بريم‎‎ [Barīm]), also called Mayyun in Arabic, is a volcanic island in the Strait of Mandeb at the south entrance into the Red Sea, off the south-west coast of Yemen and belonging to Yemen. The island of Perim divides the strait of Mandeb into two channels. The island was occupied by Great Britain from 1857 to 1967.Show on map