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Yemen:
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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
968,400 (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
42.1 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
2.978 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
129.4 (2006)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: since unification in 1990, efforts have been made to create a national telecommunications network
domestic: the national network consists of microwave radio relay, cable, tropospheric scatter, and GSM mobile-cellular telephone systems; fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity remains low by regional standards
international: country code - 967; landing point for the international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean), 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 2 Arabsat; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia and Djibouti
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 6, FM 1, shortwave 2 (1998)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
3 (including one Egypt-based station that broadcasts in Yemen); plus several repeaters (2007)
Internet country code
Definition
.ye
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
5 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
nearly 0 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
270,000 (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
11.7 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
50 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 17
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 33
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 8
1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
914 to 1,523 m: 13
under 914 m: 4 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
gas 71 km; liquid petroleum gas 22 km; oil 1,309 km (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 71,300 km
paved: 6,200 km
unpaved: 65,100 km (2005)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 4 ships (1000 GRT or over) 15,474 GRT/18,072 DWT
by type: cargo 1, chemical tanker 1, petroleum tanker 1, roll on/roll off 1
registered in other countries: 13 (Cambodia 2, Moldova 1, North Korea 2, Panama 6, St Kitts and Nevis 1, unknown 1) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Aden, Hudaydah, Mukalla


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