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Countries that Start with 'Y'

Yemen is the only country whose name begins with the letter "Y". Located on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen is a country with a rich historical tapestry, home to one of the oldest civilizations in the Near East. Its capital, Sana'a, is one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities, with stunning architecture that reflects its ancient heritage. Yemen's diverse landscape ranges from the desert interior to fertile valleys and stretches of coastline along the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Despite its natural beauty and historical sites, Yemen faces significant challenges, including ongoing conflict and humanitarian issues. Yet, its cultural richness, historical sites like the Old City of Sana'a, and the ancient skyscrapers of Shibam stand as testaments to Yemen's enduring legacy and significance. n

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