Yemen (i/ˈjɛmən/; Arabic: اليَمَن‎ al-Yaman) is the second largest country in the Arabian Peninsula, encompassing a total of 203,850 sq. miles. It shares borders with Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, Oman to the east, and the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian sea to the west. The capital and largest city of Yemen is Sanaa with almost two million inhabitants.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Yemen, الجمهورية اليمنية (al-Jumhūrīyah al-Yamanīyah)
Capitol: 
Sana'a
Population: 
27,460,000
Languages: 
Arabic
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
527,829
Year of UN Membership: 
1947
Year of Present State Formation: 
1990
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$43.180 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$1,850 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
3.80 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.50
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
37.70
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Least Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
Islamic Group
Arab Group
Asian Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
AFESD: Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
AMF: Arab Monetary Fund
CAEU: Council of Arab Economic Unity
CD: Community of Democracies
EITI: Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IDB: Islamic Development Bank
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
LAS/AL: League of Arab States, aka Arab League
OAS: Organization of American States
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MINURSO: UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
MINUSMA: Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali
MONUSCO: UN Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
UNISFA: UN Interim Security Force for Abyei
UNMIL: United Nations Mission in Liberia
UNOCI: United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
413 E 51st Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 355-1730/1731
(212) 750-9613
yemen@un.int

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