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Regions in Yemen

Yemen is made up of 22 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Yemen. Information on all primary administrative regions in Yemen.

Please note that unfortunately population data are not available for all regions in Yemen.

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You can sort the regions in Yemen alphabeticallyby population by capitals of the regionsby capitals population

Primary administrative regions in Yemen

There are 22 regions in Yemen in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Yemen
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Abyan Muḩāfaz̧at Abyan1.494,849Zinjibar Zinjibār19,879
Ad Dali' Muḩāfaz̧at aḑ Ḑāli‘2.569,000Dhalie Dhalie14,760
Aden Muḩāfaz̧at ‘Adan3.731,000Aden Aden550,602
Al Jawf Muḩāfaz̧at al Jawf4.532,000Al Hazm Al Ḩazm18,241
Al Mahrah Al Mahrah5.133,873Al Ghayzah Al Ghayz̧ah10,948
Al Mahwit Al Maḩwīt6.597,000Al Mahwit Al Maḩwīt10,593
Amanat Al Asimah Amanat Al Asimah7.1,947,139--
Dhamar Muḩāfaz̧at Dhamār8.1,603,000Dhamar Dhamār160,114
Hajjah Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩajjah9.1,782,000Hajjah Ḩajjah43,549
Ibb Ibb10.2,560,000Ibb Ibb234,837
Lahij Muḩāfaz̧at Laḩij11.752,102Lahij Laḩij23,375
Ma'rib Muḩāfaz̧at Ma’rib12.288,000Ma'rib Ma'rib16,794
Muhafazat al Bayda' Muḩāfaz̧at al Bayḑā’13.695,000Al Bayda' Al Bayḑā’37,821
Muhafazat al Hudaydah Muḩāfaz̧at al Ḩudaydah14.2,621,000Al Hudaydah Al Ḩudaydah617,871
Muhafazat Hadramawt Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt15.1,255,000Al Mukalla Al Mukallā258,132
Omran Muḩāfaz̧at ‘Amrān16.-'Amran ‘Amrān90,792
Raymah Muḩāfaz̧at Raymah17.394,448Al Jabin Al Jabīn-
Sa'dah Muḩāfaz̧at Şa‘dah18.838,000Sa'dah Sa'dah51,870
Sanaa Sanaa19.1,109,000Sanaa Sanaa1,937,451
Shabwah Shabwah20.446,431Ataq Ataq37,315
Soqatra Governorate Socotra21.44,000--
Ta'izz Muḩāfaz̧at Ta‘izz22.2,613,947Ta`izz Ta‘izz615,222