Is Yemen part of East Africa?
While it is in close proximity to E. Afirca, and the Ny Times reports on Yemen in the Africa section fo tis website, Yemen is technically considered to be a part of Asia. It is not counted as one of the 53 African nations.
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Yemen is located in southwest Asia on the southern tip of theArabian Peninsula. Yemen is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north,Oman to the east, the Red Sea to the west and the Indian Ocean tothe South. It's an Arabian neighborhood. It is adjacent to Syria.
The Indian Ocean, which is bounded by Africa to the east, Asia tothe north, Antarctica to the south, and Indonesia and Australia tothe west.
The average rainfall is between 250mm and 500mm. This is belowSouth Africa's average rainfall which is 450mm or more.
Kenya is the richest country in East Africa. Wealth is determined by a country's GDP. If you check all of the countries in East Africa, Kenya has the highest one. It is also the most economically stable, and has the least inflation rate.
The eastern side of Africa abuts the Red Sea (as far south as Djibouti), then the Indian Ocean the rest of the way.
In geographic "East Africa," the largest country by area is Sudan (1,886,000 km 2 ). In geographic "Eastern Africa" (Indian Ocean coastal), the largest by area is Ethiopia (1,100,000 km 2 ). Until the independence of South Sudan in 2011, Sudan was the largest country on the continent of Afric…a. That status now belongs to Algeria. (MORE)
Most of the countries in East Africa are republics with electedpresidents. Ethiopia was a monarchy until 1974, when it came underCommunist rule.
Islam entered into East Africa at the very beginning of the Islamicperiod, around 700 AD.
East Africa is a region consisting of several independent nations,each of which has its own capital. Mombasa (1895-1905) and Nairobi (1905-1920) served as capitals ofthe British protectorate of East Africa, which existed from 1895 to1920.
The three countries that were formally German East Africa are :- Tanganyika, Burundi and Rwanda.
Yes, the Republic of South Africa (formerly called the Union of South Africa) is a country on the southern tip of the continent of Africa. In addition, "south Africa," or "southern Africa," describes a region at the southern part of Africa that includes the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of… Namibia, the Republic of Botswana, the Republic of Zimbabwe, the Republic of Mozambique, the Kingdom of Swaziland, the Republic of Angola, and the Kingdom of Lesotho. (MORE)
Republic of South Sudan is number one East Africa Richest country the country exports timber to the international market. The region also contains many natural resources such as petroleum , iron ore , copper , chromium ore, zinc , tungsten , mica , silver , gold , diamonds , hardwoods , … limestone and hydropower .  The country's economy, as in many other developing countries, is heavily dependent on agriculture. (MORE)
The largest economy in East Africa, Ethiopia, has large population and land mass in the region. Kenya has good economy, which also depends on truism. East Africa in general has a huge potential resource, which might lead to high economic growth if the region enjoys long lasting peace and good gover…nance. (MORE)
Volcanic mountain in East Africa include the following . Mt. Kilimanjaro (Shining Mountain), 6 000 cu km of lavas and pyroclastics that tower to 5,895mabove sea level. Kilimanjaro is composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo 5,895 m (19,341 ft); Mawenzi 5,149 m (16,893 ft); and Shira 3,9…62 m (13,000 ft). Uhuru Peak is the highest summit on Kibo's crater rim. The mountain formed at around 5-8 million years ago (Miocene era) more than 25 million year elapsed after Great Rift Valley Volcanicity had began The mountain is located north of Tanzania just in the Kenya - Tanzania border The mountain is the highest in Africa and the world highest among free/volcanic peaks. . Mt. Meru (the Black Mountain, 4 568m) appears but a modest companion. Mt. Meru, 70 km from Kilimanjaro,. Its summit has been worn down by ancient glaciers, while massive collapses have removed 3 km of eastern flank. The mountain is a sleeping stratovolcano formed around 5-8 million years ago during Miocene age. The mountain located in the same north of Tanzania 70Km west of Kilimanjaro mountain. Just beneath the slopes of Mt Meru lies a beautiful tourism city of Arusha which is separated by 300KM in the north with Nairobi city. . Ol Doinyo Lengai (The Mountain of God).is still active volcano located in the north of Tanzania the same as Mt Meru. It is located in the eastern Rift Valley, south of both Lake Natron and Kenya. It is unique among active volcanoes in that it produces natrocarbonatite lava, a unique occurrence of volcanic carbonatite. "Ol Doinyo Lengai" means "The Mountain of God" in the Masai language of the native people. The record of eruptions on the mountain are 1883, 1904, 1910, 1913 and 1915. A major eruption took place in June 1917, which resulted in volcanic ash being deposited about 48 kilometers away. The eruption took place between 1926 and 1940 resulted in the ash being deposited as far as Loliondo, which is 100 kilometres away. Several minor eruptions of lava were observed in 1954, 1955, 1958 the early 1960s. Volcanic activity in the mountain caused daily earth tremors in Kenya and Tanzania beginning on July 12, 2007, on July 18, 2007 at 8.30pm (Kenyan Time). The volcano erupted on September 4, 2007. The eruption has continued intermittently into 2008 Mt Kenya 5,199m. . Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. The highest peaks of the mountain are Batian (5,199 meters (17,057 ft)), Nelion (5,188 meters (17,021 ft)) and Point Lenana (4,985 meters (16,355 ft)). Mount Kenya is located in central Kenya, just south of the equator, around 150 kilometers (93 mi) north-northeast of the capital Nairobi. Mount Kenya is a stratovolcano created approximately 8 million years after the opening of the East African rift. Mt. Elgon in Kenya and Uganda. . Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano situated on the border of Uganda and Kenya, north of Kisumu and west of Kitale. The mountain's highest point, named "Wagagai", is located entirely within the country of Uganda. . Virunga Mountains, The Virunga Mountains are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa. Located along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The name "Virunga" is an English version of the Kinyarwanda word ibirunga, which means "mountains". The mountain range formed from eight major volcanoes. Most of them are dormant, except Nyiragongo (3,462 meters) (11,358 ft) and Nyamuragira (3,063 meter) (10,049 ft), both in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Recent eruptions occurred in 2006, and in January, 2010. Mount Karisimbi at 4,507 meters (14,787 ft) is the highest volcano among the eight (8). The Virunga Mountains are home of the critically endangered mountain gorilla, listed on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species due to habitat loss, poaching, disease, and war. . Ruwenzori Mountains is sometimes called the Mountains of the Moon , often referred to as Mt. Rwenzori, located on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with heights of up to 5,109 m (16,761 ft). The highest Rwenzoris are permanently snow-capped, and they, along with Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya are the only such in Equatorial Africa. The mountains formed about five (5) million years ago in the Miocene age as a result of an uplifted block of crystalline rocks. The range is about 120 km (75 mi) long and 65 km (40 mi) wide. It consists of six massifs separated by deep gorges: Mount Stanley (5,109m), Mount Speke (4,890m), Mount Baker (4,843m), Mount Emin (4,798m), Mount Gessi (4,715m) and Mount Luigi di Savoia (4,627m). Mount Stanley is the largest and has several subsidiary summits, with Margherita Peak being the highest point. The rock is metamorphic, and the mountains are believed to have been tilted and squeezed upwards by plate movement. They are in an extremely humid area, and frequently enveloped in clouds. (MORE)
Yes. Yemen is part of the middle east because where the middle east is located yemen is there . therefore yemen is part of the middle east
Yes. Africa is a continent. Africa is divided into sections: North, South, East, West. East Africa is just a location within Africa.
No, Yemen is part of Asia. Some other Asian countries near Yemen are UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, Israel, and Syria.
the african plate is splitting apart allowing lava to shoot to the surface causing a volcano
Democratic Republic of Congo is in central africa.They usually just have a bond with the east african countries
Other European powers had African colonies and puppet states, and I would guess that Portugal was trying not to be a slouch in this regard. In the late 1800's through the mid 1900's, the continent of Africa was almost completely divided by Europe.
East Africa comprises of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. The biggest stadium in Eastern Africa is Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium in Dar es salaam, Tanzania tying with Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi, Kenya with the capacities of 60,000 and are the 11th in the African Stad…iums ranking followed by Mandela National Stadium in Kampala, Uganda with a capacity of 40,202. I'm not very sure with Rwanda and Burundi. But the biggest stadium in Africa is FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg, South Africa with a capacity of 94,700. I hope that answers your question. Janet Lambert from Tanzania. :) (MORE)
Yes,there is a plenty amount of clean and soft water which is suitable for drinking water in Ethiopia. Ethiopia has many rivers,lakes,ponds,etc and also a large amount of ground water i,e wells and springs. This is one of an indication that many different types of mineral waters on sale recent…ly . (MORE)
The Republic of South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent At the way bottom tip.
By missionaries that went and took the word to that location. If you are meaning specifically, I will defer that to someone else.
Gauteng East in South Africa refers to the suburbs which are in the east of gauteng.. Eg: Boksburg, Benoni, Kempton Park, Edenvale etc....
Tea and coffee because they are exported and because they can be used or sold.
Islam is predominant in the coastal areas of Tanzania and Kenya, however as one moves further inland remnants of the colonial period have made their mark and an equal proportion of different Christianity groups are very widespread. East Africa has a fairly high percentage (approx 15%) of practici…ng traditional religions, and main groups include the Maasai and Haya. It is also worth noting that definitions for East Africa are extremely varied. These can include the geographical East Africa (so everything from Egypt south to Mozambique), or definition by language amongst others. My definition is the common placed definition, which includes Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. I have not included the Horn of Africa (Eritrea, Dijouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia). (MORE)
It was Perisa, Arabia, India and Southest Asia. I found this out in my history textbook. Welcome !
The largest Island just east of Africa is Madagascar. However there are others - the Maldives, Zanzibar etc.
It's location at the head of the Gulf of Aden, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, and the "bottle neck" as the Gulf of Aden meets the Red Sea gives it a strategic importance to whoever controls the country. The Iraq War and the government's continuing cooperation with the US in the 'W…ar on Terror' are proving increasingly unpopular with most Yemenis. So we are hearing of "Terror" plots from within the country according to "intelligence sources" and can expect "false flag" terrorist attacks blamed on Yemen and a possible reason to invasion by the U.S and her allies. (MORE)
There is no country called East Africa, but there is a region known as East Africa.
By hollowing out a log and putting an animal skin over one end then tensioning it with leather strips.
rwanda and Burundi were originally part of German East Africa and were annexed by the Belgians, who already had the Congo..
Geographically speaking, most of Egypt is in Africa, but part of itextends into Asia. Egypt has territory on both sides of the SuezCanal, and the greater portion of the Sinai peninsula belongs toEgypt, with the northern portion being part of Israel. Culturallyspeaking, Egypt is part of the Arab worl…d and has close ties to theArabian peninsula; many of its citizens make their pilgrimagesthere, as pious Muslims. Egypt has fought a number of wars againstIsrael, and it borders on the Gaza Strip, so it is deeply andunavoidably involved in Middle Eastern politics. That's why it isconsidered part of the Middle East. It is worth noting that the Middle East is not entirely included inAsia, so there is no Middle-East/Africa dichotomy. Egypt is theonly primarily African country in the Middle East. (MORE)
That is because there is not enough water and there for the land gets dry and crops die and etc
Rwanda is in located in East Africa and is an incredible destination for a holiday. Safari holidays are incredible in Rwanda with a gorilla safari being a highlight. See related link below
Per the Yemeni constitution, Sanaais the capital of Yemen. Aden was declared as the temporary capitalby President Hadi in March 2015.
Yes, drums and other musical instruments are available for the various tribes and not all of Africa is primitive. Take Morocco, for instance.
The oldest faith I know of there is Jewish. The Bible records that Jews dispersed around the world. In the new Testiment book of ACTS an Ethiopian went to Jerusalem on Penticost and returned with Joy after meeting with Phillip. Ethiopia is the longest and oldest christian church in the world
Technically speaking the only islands in East Africa are to be found in Lake Malawi & Lake Tanganyika :) But islands off the east coast of Africa - dozens The biggest one you can see on any world map is Madagascar. Other notable islands off the east coast are Zanzibar (birth place of the late Freddy… Mercury), Bazaruto, and Inyaka Islands. The latter two are part of the so called "Portuguese Islands" off the coast of Mozambique, a very popular tourist area (MORE)
No. Southeast Africa, though, is the English translation of theGerman name for the former colony of Tanzania - SÃ¼d Ost Afrika.
No Yemen is not in Europe, it is in the south of the Arabian Peninsula.
Technically Both. Most of the Middle East is in Asia with theException of Egypt, which is in Africa.
The term East Africa is a proper (compound) noun, the name of a specific place.
well for a start if they are going to other countries in the world they would most probably use boats and plane's.The sea is a common one because a cargo ship would have more space but a plane has more speed and can get there quicker.If you mean all around africa they could use planes and boats even… just around Africa but also cars and donkeys for short distances and trains for long distances. (MORE)
With the exception of the Nile, the Jordan, the Euphrates, and theTigris, all Middle East and North African rivers are seasonal,meaning that in summer, they evaporate away.
The distance between the above places is 3454 miles. This distance is point to point straight distance. The actual distance may vary according to the flight path chosen. Also this is not the airport to airport precise distance.
They haven't looked at a world map to find out it is in the middle east. It is called ignorance.
A number of African countries are sometimes considered to be partof the Middle East. The main one, and the one that you are probablyreferring to, is Egypt.
There are many bodies of water in the east of Africa, includingrivers like the Nile and lakes like Lake Victoria and Lake Malawi.To the east of Africa lies the Indian Ocean.