Ash Shihr District

Ash Shihr District (Arabic: مديرية الشحر‎) is a district of the Hadhramaut Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 73,482 people.[1]

Ash Shihr District
مديرية الشحر
Coordinates: 15°00′N 49°30′E / 15.000°N 49.500°E / 15.000; 49.500Coordinates: 15°00′N 49°30′E / 15.000°N 49.500°E / 15.000; 49.500
Country Yemen
GovernorateHadhramaut Governorate
Population
 (2003)
 • Total73,482
Time zoneUTC+3 (Yemen Standard Time)

GeographyEdit

The district contains hills such as Khashm ‘Urf, Khashm Khuwayr, Duqm al Muḩawwal, Khashm al Muḩawwal, Ra's Ḩawrā', ‘Aqabat al ‘Arshah and ‘Aqabat Ma‘dī. Wadis in the district include Shi‘b Ruş‘ah, Wādī ‘Arf, Wādī ‘Ārif, Wādī al Ghalāghil, Wādī al Qibālī, Wādī Disabah, Wādī Ghanam, Wādī Ḩaqab, Wādī Ma‘dī and Wādī Şayq.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Districts of Yemen". Statoids. Archived from the original on 29 November 2010. Retrieved October 21, 2010.
  2. ^ "Ash Shihr". GeoNames. Retrieved 30 January 2020.