Ash Shaikh Outhman District

Ash Shaikh Outhman District is a district of the Aden Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 105,248 inhabitants.[1]

Ash Shaikh Outhman District
Country Yemen
GovernorateAden
Population
 (2003)
 • Total105,248
Time zoneUTC+3 (Yemen Standard Time)

HistoryEdit

Sheikh Othman derives its name from a religious shrine for Sheikh Othman Al-Zubairi Al-Wahki. The shrine is located in the original village of "Sheikh Al-Daweel". In 1880 the Government of Aden Colony completed buying a vast area of land from the Sultan of Lahj. The area then was properly planned for civil settlement new streets were paved and all supporting facilities such as schools, public colleges, mosques, markets, and cinemas were built.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Districts of Yemen". Statoids. Archived from the original on 29 November 2010. Retrieved October 17, 2010.

Coordinates: 12°53′11″N 45°00′56″E / 12.8864°N 45.0156°E / 12.8864; 45.0156