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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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Where is Yemen?

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.

What ocean lies east of Africa?

The Indian Ocean, which is bounded by Africa to the east, Asia tothe north, Antarctica to the south, and Indonesia and Australia tothe west.

What is the richest country in East Africa?

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.

What is the largest country in east Africa?

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 (MORE)

What is the capital of east Africa?

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.

Is South Africa part of Africa?

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 (MORE)

A country in the east Africa?

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What is the economy like in east Africa?

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 (MORE)

What volcanic mountains are in East Africa?

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 (MORE)

Is Yemen part of the middle east?

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

Is Yemen part of Africa?

No, Yemen is part of Asia. Some other Asian countries near Yemen are UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, Israel, and Syria.

Why did Portugal invade East Africa?

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.

Which is the biggest stadium in east Africa?

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 (MORE)

Is there clean water in east Africa?

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 (MORE)

What is the main religion in East Africa?

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 (MORE)

Why Yemen an important country in the middle east?

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 (MORE)

Is there East Africa?

There is no country called East Africa, but there is a region known as East Africa.

Why is Egypt a part of the middle east and not Africa?

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 (MORE)

Is Rwanda in central Africa or east Africa?

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

What was the original religion in east Africa?

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

What are the islands called in east Africa?

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 (MORE)

Is east south Africa a country?

No. Southeast Africa, though, is the English translation of theGerman name for the former colony of Tanzania - Süd Ost Afrika.

How are most goods transported from Nairobi Kenya and other parts of east Africa?

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 (MORE)

What is the distance between South Africa and Yemen?

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.

What body of water is in the east of Africa?

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.