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Dhale or Dhala, also spelled Dali[1] and Dhalea[2] and sometimes prefixed with Al[3] or Ad[4] (Arabic: الضالعAḍ-Ḍāliʿ), is the capital town of Dhale Governorate in south-western Yemen. It is located at around 13°41′48″N 44°43′51″E / 13.69667°N 44.73083°E / 13.69667; 44.73083, in the elevation of around 1500 metres.

Dhale
Dhale is located in Yemen
Dhale
Dhale
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 13°41′48″N 44°43′51″E / 13.69667°N 44.73083°E / 13.69667; 44.73083Coordinates: 13°41′48″N 44°43′51″E / 13.69667°N 44.73083°E / 13.69667; 44.73083
Country  Yemen
Governorate Dhale Governorate
Time zone Yemen Standard Time (UTC+3)

HistoryEdit

Formerly it was the capital of the Emirate of Dhala.

EconomyEdit

Historically, the Jewish community produced cotton thread.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen drags on with little progress". Los Angeles Times. 26 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tribal forces loyal to Hadi retake key southern province in Yemen". Xinhua. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Al-Moshki, Ali Ibrahim (23 January 2014). "Al-Dhale under fire". Yemen Times. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Ad Dhale, Yemen: "Every day we are getting calls from patients in a critical condition who cannot reach our hospitals"". Medecins Sans Frontieres. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Prothero, G.W. (1920). Arabia. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 99.