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Shawkan Destination Guide

Explore Shawkan in Yemen

Shawkan in the region of Muḩāfaz̧at Ta‘izz is a place in Yemen - some 124 mi or ( 200 km ) South of Sanaa , the country's capital city .

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Time in Shawkan is now 06:51 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Aden " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zakhmumah, Usharah, Thamad, Ta'izz, and Shanab. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zakhmumah . Where to go and what to see in Shawkan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Al Husha District

Al Husha District is a district of the Ad Dali' Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 60,178 inhabitants.

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Located at 13.75 44.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Ad Dali' Governorate, Districts of Yemen

Al Qasha

Al Qasha was the capital of the Alawi sheikhdom in south Yemen. It is a small city bordering northern Yemen. The city was founded by sheikh Sayel Bin Alawi Al Rabaa in 1743, after he left his home in Najran to avoid problems between his family, the Hepatullah royal family of Najran, and his wife's family, the Hameduldeen royal family, He started his own sheikhdom of Al Alawi in Al Qasha in order to create a safe place for his family and people. The Alawi sheikhdom remained until 1967.

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Located at 13.47 44.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Yemen