Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Yemen (YE). Explore satellite imagery of Sanaa, the capital city of Yemen, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.
Yemen (GPS: 15 00 N, 48 00 E) is located in the Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. The country’s area measurements are total: 527,968 sq km; land: 527,968 sq km, water: 0 sq km. This sovereign state is almost four times the size of Alabama, slightly larger than twice the size of Wyoming. The total irrigated land is 6,800 sq km (2012).
One of Yemen’s essential features: Strategic location on Bab el Mandeb, the strait linking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, one of the world’s most active shipping lanes.