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Ar Raju Destination Guide

Discover Ar Raju in Yemen

Ar Raju in the region of Muḩāfaz̧at Ma’rib is a town located in Yemen - some 76 mi or ( 123 km ) East of Sanaa , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ar Raju is now 02:17 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Aden " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yarim, Ta'izz, Sayyan, Sanaa, and Dhaybin. When in this area, you might want to check out Yarim . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ar Raju ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Sirwah District

Sirwah District is a district of the Ma'rib Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 19,939 inhabitants.

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Located at 15.42 45.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of Yemen, Ma'rib Governorate

Ma'rib Governorate

Ma'rib is a governorate of Yemen. Its centre, Ma'rib, was established after the discovery of oil deposits in 1984. Ma'rib's population in 2004 was 241,619.

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Located at 15.45 45.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Governorates of Yemen, Ma'rib Governorate


Awwam (South Arabian ʾwm) can refer to the region of Awwam, now thought by most scholars to be Ma'rib or to the famous temple of Awwam otherwise known as Mahram Bilqis One of the most frequent titles of the god Almaqah was the Lord of Awwam. The Awwam temple, Arabic Haram Bilqis or Mahram Bilqis, is a Sabaean temple near Ma'rib in today's Yemen. It was built by Mukarrib Yada`'il Dharih I between the 7th and 5th century BCE.

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Located at 15.40 45.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Archaeology of Yemen, History of Yemen

Marib Dam

The Marib or Ma'rib or Ma'arib Dam blocks the Wadi Adhanah (also Dhana or Adhana) in the valley of Dhana in the Balaq Hills, Yemen. The current dam is close to the ruins of the Great Dam of Ma'rib, dating from around the eighth century BC. It was one of the engineering wonders of the ancient world and a central part of the south Arabian civilization around Marib.

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Located at 15.38 45.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Arabic architecture, Archaeological sites in Yemen, Dam disasters, Dams completed in 1986, Dams in Yemen, History of Yemen