is a city in Yemen, the capital of Governorate, situated on a mountain ridge, surrounded by fertile land and is known as "The Green City". It is located about 73 miles (117 km) north-east of Mocha. was governed by a semi-autonomous emir until 1944, when the emirate was abolished. The population is 160,000 (2005).
is bordered by several provinces, from the north with Dhamar, south with Ta'izz and Ad Dali, east with Al Bayda', and west with Al Hudaydah.
The region of features many notable mountains such as Ba'dan, which overlooks most of the city, as well as Sumarah, Bany Muslim, Dhafar, Ammar.
How to Reach
The closest major airport to , Yemen is Ta'izz International Airport (TAI / OYTZ). This airport is in Taiz, Yemen and is about 32 km from the center of , Yemen.
Places to visit
The attractive wine-growing village of Regensberg lies on a minor road off the highway running between Zurich and Waldshut, via Dielsdorf. Set on a hillside amid vineyards, it is one of the best-preserved medieval villages in Switzerland. Its main square and oldest streets are lined with halftimbered houses. The history of Regensberg goes back to 1245. The oldest building in the town is the castles circular crenellated keep, from the top of which there is a fine view of the vineyards and countryside around. The castle itself dates from the 16th and 17th centuries and now serves as a school for children with learning difficulties. Also of interest is the early 16th-century parish church, which overlies the foundations of a medieval building.