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General Information

The official language of Yemen is Arabic.

The national currency of Yemen is Yemeni rial (YER).

1 YER equals  .
equals  YER.

Location

Yemen

The distance from to Yemen is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Yemen! Do not travel to Yemen due to terrorism, civil unrest, health risks, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 194 to call the police in Yemen.

LGBT

Yemen has a score of -12 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Yemen ranks #193 worldwide.

Consensual same-sex sexual relations are criminalized in Yemen. Penalties include fines, jail time, or death. Although the U.S. Embassy is not aware of any recent arrests or prosecutions for such activities, they remain illegal. For more detailed information about LGBTI rights in Yemen, you may review the State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practice.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Yemen should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Yemen:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Yemen to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Yemen differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Yemen, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type D
  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Yemen and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Possible light rain tomorrow.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat March 21 68–94°F  /  20–34°C 28% 7%
Sun March 22 66–93°F  /  19–34°C 46% 39%
Mon March 23 63–89°F  /  17–31°C 41% 14%
Tue March 24 63–87°F  /  17–30°C 40% 21%
Wed March 25 63–89°F  /  17–32°C 52% 21%
Thu March 26 64–88°F  /  18–31°C 46% 12%
Fri March 27 63–91°F  /  17–33°C 42% 6%
Sat March 28 63–93°F  /  17–34°C 39% 6%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:53 am and sets at 06:01 pm. This equates to 12.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Yemen, it is in . When the sun sets in Yemen, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Yemen.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Yemen.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 385.00 YER in Yemen.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 1.00 YER.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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