Yemen

Yemen's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: Republic of Yemen
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1990 / 1990
Capital city: Sana
Population: 24.3 million / 112 people per sq mile (43 people per sq km)
Total land area: 203,849 square miles (527,970 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language)
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 55%, Shi’a Muslim 42%, Christian, Hindu, and Jewish 3%
Ethnic mix: Arab 99%, Afro-Arab, Indian, Somali, and European 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Yemeni rial = 100 fils
Literacy rate: 62%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2032 kilocalories


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