National Symbols of Yemen

Yemen is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Oman, Saudi Arabia, . The capital of Yemen is Sana'a.

The official language is Arabic and the Yemeni rial is the currency of the Yemen. The domain is .ye and the country code is +967.

National day is celebrated on 22 May 1990. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Yemen is no exception.

In Yemen, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Yemeni people. Qishr is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Yemen. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Yemeni symbol.

The country was founded by Imam Ahmad bin Yahya Hamididdin . The current president of Yemen is Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi and Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed is the Prime Minister.

In Yemen the power plugs and sockets are of type A, D, G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Yemeni national anthem was written by Abdullah Abdulwahab Noa’man and composed by Ayyoab Tarish Absi.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Yemen
Alternative name(s) Republic of Yemen (official, English)
Regional location Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
Country name etymology Unknown
Climate Mostly desert; hot and humid along west coast; temperate in western mountains affected by seasonal monsoon; extraordinarily hot, dry, harsh desert in east
Terrain Narrow coastal plain backed by flat-topped hills and rugged mountains; dissected upland desert plains in center slope into the desert interior of the Arabian Peninsula
Population 29,825,964
National Day 22 May 1990
Language(s) Arabic
Religion Islam
Country code +967
Literacy rate 54.10%
Currency Yemeni rial
Capital city Sana'a
Domain(TLD) .ye
Ethnicity Arab, Somalis, Afro-Arab, Indian, Pakistani
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Yemeni
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 555,000 km2 (214,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+3 (AST)
Average elevation 999 m (3,278 ft)
Coastline 1,906 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Yemen

Flag map of Yemen

Motto of Yemen

الڷه، الوطن، الثورة، الوحدة - Allāh, Al-Waṭan, Ath-Thawrah, Al-Waḥdah - "God, Homeland, Revolution, Unity"

National animal of Yemen

The National animal of Yemen is Arabian Leopard

National Animal of Yemen - Arabian Leopard

National flower of Yemen

The National flower of Yemen is Coffee Arabica blossoms. Botanical name is Coffea arabica.

National flower of Yemen - Coffee Arabica blossoms

National bird of Yemen

The National bird of Yemen is Golden-winged Grosbeak

National bird of Yemen - Golden-winged Grosbeak

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Yemeni Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

If you give people nuts, you’ll get shells thrown at you.

Work like an ant and you’ll eat sugar.

Whoever does not help himself cannot help others.

Pity the stranger, even if he is rich.

If you have honey, don’t lick the pot clean.

Look to your near neighbor rather than to your distant brother.

Tie your camel first and have faith in God.

My fist is in his mouth, his fist is in my eye.

Do not sigh, for your enemy will hear and rejoice.

A monkey in its mother’s eye is like a gazelle.

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