Sana'a is the capital of the Republic of Yemen.
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Official name: Republic of Yemen
Head of state: President Ali Abdullah Saleh
National holiday: Proclamation of the Republic, May 22 (1990)
Language: Arabic (official)
Time zone: 8 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time
Population (2001 est.): 18.7 million
Currency: Yemen riyal (YR)
GDP per capita (2001 est.): $820
Capital of Yemen: Sanaa
Yemen port: Aden
Biggest cities: Sanaa & Aden