Population: 18,078,035 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Arabic

Background: North Yemen became independent of the Ottoman Empire in 1918. The British, who had set up a protectorate area around the southern port of Aden in the 19th century, withdrew in 1967 from what became South Yemen. Three years later, the southern...

Currency: Yemeni rial (YER, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Yemeni Font Foundries

 · Eyad Al-Samman
 · Sultan Fonts

Yemeni Typographic People

 · Eyad Al-Samman
 · Sultan M. Saeed

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Yemen
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Yemen
 · BBC Country profile: Yemen