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Yemen Education


Browse the Yemen Photo Gallery Yemen has a desert climate. The west coast is not and humid while the east is very hot, dry and prone to dusty conditions. The mountainous regions are temperate and can get very cold in the evenings.

While the national language is Arabic, Yemen is one of the main homelands of the South Semitic family of languages, which includes the non-Arabic language of the ancient Hemiari. Its modern Yemeni descendants are closely related to the modern Semitic languages of Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Yemen Currency is popularly known as Yemeni Riyal. The Yemeni Riyal or YR can also be replaced with 100 fils. The bank notes are available in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 YR, while 10 and 5 fils are the denominations of Yemeni coins.

The population of Yemen in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 20, 010, 000, which placed it as number 51 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 3% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 48% of the population under 15 years of age.
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