Yemen

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Yemen
, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying South Arabia, the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen is the second-largest country in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 km2. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 km.  Although Yemen's constitutionally stated capital is the city of Sana'a, the city has been under rebel control since February 2015. Because of this, Yemen's capital has been temporarily relocated to the port city of Aden, on the southern coast. Yemen's territory includes more than 200 islands; the largest of these is Socotra. 
The country was divided between the Ottoman and British empires in the early twentieth century. The Zaydi Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen was established after World War I in North Yemen before the creation of the Yemen Arab Republic in 1962. South Yemen remained a British protectorate known as the Aden Protectorate until 1967 when it became an independent state and later, a Marxist state. The two Yemeni states united to form the modern republic of Yemen in 1990.
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Yemen issued its first stamps in 1926. International mail required additional stamps to be added from a country that was a member of the Universal Postal Union as Yemen did not join the UPU until 1 January 1930. International mail was often routed via Aden on the Yemeni coast which was under British control at the time. Stamps of British India, as used in Aden, were added and mail cancelled ADEN CAMP. After joining the UPU, Yemen issued a new series of definitive stamps in accordance with UPU regulations. Today, Yemen has a range of modern postal services run by the General Corporation for Post and Postal Saving.
More information about postal history of Yemen  on:  Wikipedia   


Yemen North
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15.06.1971 "Conquest of Mars - Space 70"  [1]
Dinosaur and early human on stamps of Yemen North 1971

Notes:

 [1] Imperforate miniature sheet, 6 B. 'Mars photon rocket' and Galileo's trial on the stamp, Neanderthal man, Iguanodon, and stromatolites in 'Umbrian Sea' at right. (stampedOut).



Yemen
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27.11.1990 "Prehistoric animals"
Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals on stamps of Yemen 1990



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