Shibam

Shibam is in the Hadramawt region of . The unique, sixteenth century, mud-built, high rise apartment buildings for which the city is famous constitute a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a village in eastern . It is located in the .

Village
is a village in eastern . It is located in the . is situated 4½ km south of Shibam.

Village
is a village in eastern . It is located in the . is situated 5 km southwest of Shibam.

Shibam

Latitude
15.9267° or 15° 55' 36.1" north
Longitude
48.6262° or 48° 37' 34.5" east
Population
13,100
Elevation
683 metres (2241 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1226934833
Geo­Names ID
70676
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Shibām
  • Arabic: شبام
  • Arabic: شيبام
  • Arabic: مدينة شبام
  • Armenian: Շիբամ
  • Azerbaijani: Şibam
  • Bashkir: Шибам
  • Basque: Xibam
  • Belarusian: Горад Шыбам
  • Belarusian: Шыбам
  • Bengali: শিবাম
  • Bulgarian: Шибам
  • Burmese: ရှီဘမ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Shibam
  • Catalan: Xibam
  • Cebuano: Shibām
  • Chinese: 希巴姆
  • Croatian: Shibam
  • Croatian: Šibam
  • Czech: město v Hadramautu, zvané „Manhattan pouště“
  • Czech: Šibám
  • Dutch: Shibam
  • Egyptian Arabic: شبام
  • English: Shibam Hadramawt
  • English: the Chicago of the desert
  • English: the Manhattan of the Middle East
  • English: the oldest skyscraper city in the world
  • Esperanto: Ŝibam
  • Finnish: Shibam
  • Finnish: Shibām
  • French: Chibam
  • French: Shibam
  • Galician: Shibam
  • Georgian: შიბამი
  • German: Schibam
  • German: Shibam
  • Hebrew: שיבאם
  • Hungarian: Sibám
  • Indonesian: Syibam
  • Italian: Shibam
  • Japanese: シバーム
  • Japanese: シバームの旧城壁都市
  • Kazakh: Şïbam qalası
  • Kazakh: Шибам қаласы
  • Kazakh: شىيبام قالاسى
  • Korean: 시밤
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Shibam
  • Lithuanian: Šibamas
  • Maithili: शिबम
  • Mongolian: Шибам
  • Nepali: शिबम
  • Norwegian: Shibam
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Shibam
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Shibam
  • Persian: شبام
  • Polish: Shibam
  • Polish: Szibam
  • Portuguese: Cidade Antiga de Shibam
  • Portuguese: Shibam
  • Portuguese: Xibã
  • Romanian: Shibam
  • Russian: Шибам
  • Serbian: Шибам
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šibam
  • Slovenian: Šibam
  • South Azerbaijani: شبام
  • Spanish: Shibam
  • Swedish: Shibam
  • Swedish: Öken-Manhattan
  • Tamil: சிபாம்
  • Thai: ชิบาม
  • Thai: ชิบามฮัฎเราะเมาต์
  • Turkish: Shibam
  • Turkish: Şibam
  • Ukrainian: Шибам
  • Urdu: شبام
  • Vietnamese: Shibam
  • Sibam
  • Šibām

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