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Aden

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenebrg I-53 map
Part of Braun and Hogenebrg I-53 map








Facts in brief:

Strategic seaport at the entrance to the Red Sea; trading port since 1st mill. BC; important to Romans; on medieval Arab trade route between Red Sea, Persian Gulf & India; ruled by Turks 16th cen., by Sultan of San`a from 17th cen.

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