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Lahij (Arabic: لحجLaḥiǧ) is a governorate of Yemen.

Lahij

لحج
Governorate
Lahij in Yemen.svg
CountryRepublic of Yemen
SeatLahij
Government
 • GovernorAhmed Abdallah al-Turki[1] (Southern Transitional Council)
Area
 • Total15,210 km2 (5,870 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[2]
 • Total875,000
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)

In 2015, the Governorate was subject to the Lahij insurgency, which was part of the Yemeni Civil War.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/gulf/2017/12/24/Yemeni-President-reshuffles-government-appoints-five-new-ministers.html
  2. ^ "Statistical Yearbook 2011". Central Statistical Organisation. Retrieved 24 February 2013.

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