Location: Located along the Bab el Mandeb Strait which links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden and is one of the worlds' busiest shipping channels.
Terrain: Coastal plain to the west with rugged mountains and deserts towards the Arabian Peninsula.
Land Area: 527,970 sq km
Population: 7 million
Official Language: Arabic
Main Religion: Islam
Monetary Unit: Yemeni Rial [YER]
Main Exports: Crude oil, coffee, dried and salted fish, liquefied natural gas