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Country  Yemen
Local time  Sunday 3:24 PM
Governorate  Hadhramaut
Ash Shihr
Time zone  Yemen Standard Time (UTC+3)

Fishermen at ash shihr

Ash-Shihr (Arabic: الشحر‎‎) (transliteration al-Shiḥr) is a coastal town in Hadhramaut, southern Yemen. It is located at around 14°45′39″N 49°36′25″E. It was a part of the Qu'aiti Sultanate before the unified Yemen was formed.


Map of Ash Shihr, Yemen

Ash Shihr was involved in the export of frankincense in ancient times, to places as far as China.

Weaving at ash shihr


Ash Shihr Wikipedia

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