Aden is a city in the , on the Gulf of Aden at the southern end of the Red Sea. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aden has about 508,000 residents.
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Sira Fortress is a military site in Aden, . The original fortress dates to the 11th century, and is still in use today by the Yemeni military. is situated 2½ km southeast of Aden. Photo: Amspost, Public domain.

The , or the Tawila Tanks, are the best-known historic site in Aden, . is situated 1½ km south of Aden. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Saba' Palace is a palace in Aden, . It overlooks the Arabian Sea. is situated 2 km northeast of Aden.

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Crater, also , is a district of the , . is situated 1½ km southeast of Aden. Photo: Haimasoph, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Khur Maksar District is a district of the , . is situated 2½ km north of Aden.


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