Yemen

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PROFILE
  • Area: 527,968 sq. km (203,850 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 27,392,779 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.37% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 65.5 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), Socotri, Mahri
  • Religions: Muslim 99.1% (official; an estimated 65% are Sunni and 35% are Shia), other 0.9% (includes Jewish, Baha'i, Hindu, and Christian)
  • Formal name: Republic of Yemen
  • Alternate names: Al Jumhūrīyah al Yamanīyah, Al Yaman, Republic of Yemen, Yaman
  • Government type: in transition
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Abd Rabuh Mansur HADI; head of government: Prime Minister Ahmad Obaid bin DAGHIR
  • Capital: Sanaa
  • Administrative divisions: 22 governorates
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $2,700 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: crude oil, coffee, dried and salted fish, liquefied natural gas
  • Imports: food and live animals, machinery and equipment, chemicals
  • Currency: Yemeni rial (YER)
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