Al Mukalla, Yemen
Al Mukalla is a main sea port and the capital city of the Hadramaut coastal region in Yemen in the southern part of Arabia on the Gulf of Aden close to the Arabian Sea. It is located 480 km (300 mi) east of Aden and is the most important port in the Governorate of Hadramaut, the largest governorate in South Arabia.
Al Mukalla is a bustling city with narrow streets filled with fruit stands and restaurants.
Cruise Season – Oct - May
Currency – Yemeni rial (YER)
Language – Arabic
Population – 350,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT plus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 967
Port Location – The port at Al Mukalla is located to the east of Al Mukalla town.
Transport Links – The city is served by the nearby Riyan Airport which is about 30km from the city.