Yemen international travel guide


Yemen is part of Asia with main city at Sanaa. It's usually 🌤️ 19.99 °C in Yemen with a rainfall of 🌧 8.14 mm. Internet speed in Yemen is on average 1.0 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 27M people. The main currency is Yemeni Rial. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Yemen. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~19.99 °C   🌧 ~8.14 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27M people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Yemen. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Yemen due to the very high threat of kidnapping and terrorist attack.

issued date: January 22, 2020


🔌 Sockets

Yemen uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic


💱 Currencies Used

Yemen uses the Yemeni rial (symbol: ?), code YER.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 250, 200, 100 and 50 rials. Rial is subdivided into 100 filss. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 rials.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Yemen. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in Yemen is on average 1.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Yemen is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📞 Calling

To call Yemen, dial +, then 967 (the country code for Yemen), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Yemen, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .


🆘 Emergency


911, 999


911, 999


911, 999

Fire department

911, 999

Last updated: February 12, 2020