Heritage

Yemen is one of the oldest countries in the world and is home to many landmarks with valuable cultural and historical importance. Four of these sites have been recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites because of their uniqueness and importance to the collective interests of humanity.

RankUNESCO World Heritage Sites in YemenYear of Inscription
1Historic Town of Zabid1993
2Old City of Sana’1986
3Old Walled City of Shibam1982
4Socotra2008
The Physical Map of Yemen displaying state boundaries, relief, islands, highest point, important cities, etc.
To read more on Yemen’s heritage, please check the sites below.

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