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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
Partial view of Dhala in 1937, with the main mosque in the foreground. Atop the hill is the castle where the hereditary Amir of Dhala resided. Dhala, 65 miles north of Aden, lies 4,800 feet (1450 m) above sea level. It was then one of the states of the Aden Protectorate, strategically located near the border of the Protectorate and what was then the Imamate (Kingdom) of Yemen
Partial view of Dhala in 1937, with the main mosque in the foreground. Atop the hill is the castle where the hereditary Amir of Dhala resided. Dhala, 65 miles north of Aden, lies 4,800 feet (1450 m) above sea level. It was then one of the states of the Aden Protectorate, strategically located near the border of the Protectorate and what was then the Imamate (Kingdom) of Yemen
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.