Socotra is an archipelago consisting mainly of one large island and three smaller islands in the , an offshore territory of , near the "horn" of .

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is the capital of , .


  • Type:  island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  42,800
  • IATA airport code:  SCT
  • Latitude:  12° 29' 53.7" (12.4983°) north
  • Longitude:  53° 55' 0.4" (53.9168°) east
  • Elevation:  762 meters (2,500 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Socotra
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Socotra

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Arabic:  Suquţrá Arabic:  جزيرة سقطرى Arabic:  سقطرى Chinese:  索科特拉島 Georgian:  სოკოტრა Greek:  Σοκότρα Hebrew:  סוקוטרה Hindi:  सुक़ुत्रा Hungarian:  Szokotra Irish:  Socatra Japanese:  ソコトラ島 Korean:  소코트라 섬 Malayalam:  സൊകോത്ര Persian:  سقطرا
Piemontese:  Socòtra Portuguese:  Socotorá Russian:  Сокотра Tamil:  சுகுத்திரா Telugu:  సొకొట్రా Urdu:  سقطری Western Panjabi:  سقوطرہ Jazīrat Suquţrá Saqatrī Sokotra Soqotra Sukuṭrā YESCT

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