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Cultural heritage in Yemen Presented by : Arch. Abdulhakim Al-Sayaghi Social Fund for Development. YEMEN: Republic of Yemen. Location : In the Southern Western corner of Asia bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. Area : 555000 sq. km.

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Cultural heritage in Yemen

Presented by : Arch. Abdulhakim Al-Sayaghi

Social Fund for Development.

yemen republic of yemen
YEMEN: Republic of Yemen
  • Location: In the Southern Western corner of Asia bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia.
  • Area: 555000 sq. km.
  • Islands: Tens of islands, Socotra is the largest, 3500 sq. km.
  • Coastline: 2000 km.
  • Population:20000000
cultural heritage in yemen
Cultural Heritage in Yemen
  • Yemen has a tremendous CH spread all over the country.
  • There are tens of thousands of historical sites and monuments.
  • The cradle of civilization and one of the oldest human settlements.
  • The origin of Arabs and the Arabia Felix.
  • The land of queen Saba.
  • A country of a unique cultural landscape &environmental sites.
historic cities in yemen
HISTORIC CITIES IN YEMEN

There are tens of living Historic Cities such as:

  • SANA’A
  • SHIBAM
  • ZABID
  • D’JIBLA
  • SADA
  • THULA
  • TARIM, etc
the old city of sanaa
The Old City of Sanaa
  • More than 3000 years old with outstanding architecture.
  • The summer Capital of Queen Saba and the historical & political Capital of Yemen.
  • 1984, launching of the National & International campaign for safeguarding of the city.
  • 1984-1986, establishment of technical unit for the preservation of the Historic cities of Sana’a and Shibam.
  • 1990, Reunification of Yemen, establishment of GOPHCY.
shibam wadi hadramout
Shibam & Wadi Hadramout
  • The first sky scraper in the world, dated back to the 2nd century B.C, famous as Manhattan of Arabia.
  • Unique mud Architecture in the heart of Wadi Hadramout.
  • In 1984 nominated on the List of World Heritage.
historic city of zabid
Historic City of Zabid
  • Famous as the city of science & scientists in the Islamic history.
  • The first Islamic capital of Yemen from the 7th century AD.
  • It has a unique brick architecture in the Arabia.
  • In 1993, nominated on the List of World Heritage.
  • In 2000, it has been listed as a World Heritage in Danger.
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