Yemen is a country of mountains, plains, and deserts. It covers an area approximately the size of California and Kentucky combined. The island is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is known for its rich biodiversity. It is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including frankincense and myrrh trees, and the Arabian ostrich.
Yemenis are generally hospitable people who value close relationships with members of their family and community. God and family are considered the most important aspects of their traditional society. Many Yemenis take pride in their country’s dedication to Islam.