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Basic information about Dhamar
Dhamar (Arabic: ذمار Ḏamār), also spelt Thamar, is a governorate of Yemen. It is located to the south and southeast of Sana'a Governorate, to the north of Ibb Governorate, to the east of Al Hudaydah Governorate and to the northwest of Al Bayda' Governorate in the central highlands of Yemen. It has a total areas of 7,586 km2 (2,929 sq mi) and an estimated population of around one and a half million.The visitor enters Dhamar governorate about 70 km south of the Sana’a airport. The center of the governorate is about 100 km (62 mi) from Sana’a, the capital of the Republic. The governorate sits among a number of other governorates: Sana’a to the north and northeast, al-Bayda’ to the east, Ibb to the south, and Raymah and al-Hudaydah to the west. The governorate covers 7,935 km2 (3,064 sq mi), which is divided among 12 administrative districts (mudiriyyah) and further divided into 314 sub-districts (‘uzlah). According to the 2004 census, the governorate contains 1,329,229 people, most of whom live in the governorate’s 3,262 villages. The governorate’s climate is temperate, although the central and eastern sections of the governorate tend to be cold during the winter, while the valleys and western slopes are warmer. The average temperatures range from 10 to 19 °C (50 to 66 °F) in summer, and from 8 to −1 °C (46 to 30 °F) in winter. The governorate in general lies 1,600–3,200 m (5,200–10,500 ft) above the sea level, with a topographic relief that varies from high mountains to deep valleys, upland plains and plateaus. The most mountain peaks include Isbil, al-Lisi, Duran, the two Wusab mountain ranges, and the ‘Utamah mountains. Jahran, in the north central part of the governorate, is its most extensive plain.
Cities, towns & villages in Dhamar
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MadarahMadarah is a village in western central Yemen. It is located in the San‘a’ Governorate. Show Madarahon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Dhamar
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Muḩāfaz̧at DhamārDhamar (Arabic: ذمار‎‎ Ḏamār), also spelt Thamar, is a governorate of Yemen. It is located to the south and southeast of Sana'a Governorate, to the north of Ibb Governorate, to the east of Al Hudaydah Governorate and to the northwest of Al Bayda' Governorate in the central highlands of Yemen. It has a total areas of 7,586 km2 (2,929 sq mi) and an estimated population of around one and a half million.The visitor enters Dhamar governorate about 70 km south of the Sana’a airport. The center of the governorate is about 100 km (62 mi) from Sana’a, the capital of the Republic. The governorate sits among a number of other governorates: Sana’a to the north and northeast, al-Bayda’ to the east, Ibb to the south, and Raymah and al-Hudaydah to the west.Show on map
DhamārDhamar (Arabic: ذمار‎‎ Ḏamār) is a city in south-western Yemen. It is located at 14°33′0″N 44°24′6″E / 14.55000°N 44.40167°E, at an elevation of around 2400 metres.Show on map
Jabal Ash sharqJabal Ash sharq District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 62,034 inhabitants.Show on map
Wusab As SafilWusab As Safil District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 149,531 inhabitants.Show on map
Dawran AnessDawran Aness District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 121,553 inhabitants.Show on map
Mayfa'at AnssMayfa'at Anss District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 60,854 inhabitants.Show on map
Wusab Al AliWusab Al Ali District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 164,223 inhabitants.Show on map
Maghirib AnsMaghirib Ans District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 53,261 inhabitants.Show on map
Al HadaAl Hada District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 143,100 inhabitants.Show on map
Al ManarAl Manar District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 49,390 inhabitants.Show on map
JahranJahran District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 86,590 inhabitants.Show on map
UtmahUtmah District is a district of the Dhamar Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 145,284 inhabitants.Show on map
Different buildings in Dhamar
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Thamar UniversityDhamar University, also called Thamar University, is a public university in the city of Dhamar, Yemen. It is the biggest university in the country. The University of Dhamar was inaugurated on 17 June 1996.Show on map