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Explore Maswarah in Yemen

Maswarah in the region of Muḩāfaz̧at Ibb is a town in Yemen - some 94 mi or ( 150 km ) South of Sanaa , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Maswarah

Current time in Maswarah is now 02:04 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Aden " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Al 'Adharib, Najd al Juma'i, Ta'izz, Sayyan, and Sanaa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al 'Adharib . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Maswarah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

surfing yemeni-style, Yemen

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ibb yemen

9:06 min by montaser yemen
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ibb ..

NOTHING LIKE HOME

3:04 min by Malek Ahmed
Views: 1889 Rating: 5.00

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Zafar

The Battle of Zafar took place in 633 between Khalid ibn al-Walid and a tribal mistress called Salma. Khalid defeated her and she died on the battlefield. The battle was part of the Ridda Wars. This apostate leader was riding on a camel surrounded by her loyal guardied Khalid ibn al-Walid approached to her with a group of mujaheddin and slaughter her with her bodyguards. Several hundred apostate died in this battle.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.21 44.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Battles of Khalid ibn Walid

Zafar, Yemen

Ẓafār or Dhafar (Ar ظفار) Ðafār is an ancient Himyarite site situated in Yemen, some 130 km south-south-east of today's capital, Sana'a. Given mention in different ancient texts, there is little doubt about the pronunciation of the name. Despite the opinion of local patriots in Oman, this site is far older than its namesake there. It lies in the Yemenite highlands at some 2800 m. The closest large town is Yarim, which is 10 km directly to the north-north-west.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.21 44.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Archaeological cultures of the Near East, Archaeological sites in Yemen, Former populated places in Yemen

Ibb Governorate

Ibb is a governorate of Yemen. It is located in the inland south of the country with Ta'izz Governorate to the southwest, Ad Dali' Governorate to the southeast, Dhamar Governorate to the north, and short borders with Al Bayda' Governorate to the east and Al Hudaydah Governorate to the west. It has an area of 5,344 km² and a population estimated at around 1,665,000 in 2004, making it the most densely populated governorate in Yemen outside of San'a city.

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Located at 13.95 44.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Governorates of Yemen, Ibb Governorate