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Yemen

Yemen Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative slightly larger than twice the size of Wyoming 2013
Area > Comparative to US places slightly larger than twice the size of Wyoming 2008
Area > Land 527,970 sq km 2008 48th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 22.94 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 71st out of 224
Area > Total 527,968 sq km 2013 51st out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 191st out of 246
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 167 2011 165th out of 178
Climate mostly desert; hot and humid along west coast; temperate in western mountains affected by seasonal monsoon; extraordinarily hot, dry, harsh desert in east 2013
Coastline 1,906 km 2014 61st out of 242
Geographic coordinates 15 00 N, 48 00 E 2013
Land area > Square miles 207,286 square miles 2013 15th out of 98
Location Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia 2013
Natural resources petroleum, fish, rock salt, marble; small deposits of coal, gold, lead, nickel, and copper; fertile soil in west 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 527,970 km² 2005 48th out of 204
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 2013

Citation

"Yemen Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Yemen/Geography

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Yemen Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 13 Land use 3
Environment 3 Maritime claims 6
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Surface area 3
Land boundaries 4

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Thank you very useful information about countries
It will be perfect if will be maps with climate details,and short explanation about climate terminology.
But very thanks

Posted on 23 Jan 2010

Ahmad

Ahmad