Population of Cities in Yemen (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
6
100,000 to 1 Million
20
10,000 to 100,000

Yemen has 1 cities with more than a million people, 6 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 20 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Yemen is Sanaa, with a population of 1,937,451 people.

Sanaa

Sanaa is the largest city in Yemen and the center of Sana'a Governorate.

1,937,451

Al Hudaydah

The city of Al Hudaydah was briefly occupied by Saudi forces during the Saudi-Yemeni War of 1934.

617,871

Ta`izz

When Yemen was at peace, Taiz was considered to be the cultural capital of Yemen.

615,222

Aden

Some people believe that the Biblical Cain and Abel are buried somewhere in the city of Aden.

550,602

Al Mukalla

The city of Mukalla is located in the southern part of Arabia on the Gulf of Aden, on the shores of the Arabian Sea.

258,132

Ibb

The city of Ibb is situated on a mountain ridge, surrounded by fertile land.

234,837

Dhamar

In past times, the people of Dhamar were famous for bringing up horses; the city was an early center of horse-breeding in Arabia.

160,114

Name 2018 Population
Sanaa1,937,451
Al Hudaydah617,871
Ta`izz615,222
Aden550,602
Al Mukalla258,132
Ibb234,837
Dhamar160,114
'Amran90,792
Sayyan69,404
Zabid52,590
Sa'dah51,870
Bajil48,218
Hajjah43,549
Dhi as Sufal37,997
Al Bayda37,821
Ataq37,315
Bayt al Faqih34,204
Yarim33,050
Sahar31,859
Lahij23,375
Zinjibar19,879
Al Hazm18,241
Ma'rib16,794
Dhalie14,760
Jawf al Maqbabah14,175
Al Ghayzah10,948
Al Mahwit10,593
Jadder Cemetery10,000
Hadibu8,545
Al Jabin