The word "Yemen" means Happy Yemen "Arabia Felix". Yemen is bordered by the Red Sea to the west, the Arabian Sea to the south, Oman to the east, Saudi Arabia to the north.
Area 527,968 km²
Yemen also includes approximately 200 islands, the largest and the most important island is Socotra, which is located near the coast of Somalia.
North Yemen and South Yemen unified as one country in May 1990 to become the Republic of Yemen.
The capital of Yemen is Sana'a City and the city of Aden is the economic capital.