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Factsheet - Yemen



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Yemen is a timeless land steeped in history and shrouded in legend.

Known by the Romans as Felix Arabia (or happy Arabia), the austere land of the Queen of Sheba at the foot of the Arabian Peninsula is the birthplace of empires and kingdoms that were built on the incense trade.

Explore its captivating culture on the journey from San'a, home to the wonderfully crafted mud-brick tower houses, across the spectacular villages of the Haraz Mountains to Wadi Hadramawt and Shibam, the 'Manhattan of the Desert'.

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