Aden, Yemen: Antiquity to Independence

A local legend in Yemen states that Aden may be as old as human history itself. Introduction Aden is a port city and the temporary capital of Yemen, located by the eastern approach to the Red Sea (the Gulf of Aden), some 170 km (110 mi) east of Bab-el-Mandeb. Its population is approximately 800,000 people. Aden’s natural harbour lies in the crater of[…]