Yemen Highlands

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointJabal an Nabi Shu'ayb (3666 m/12,028 ft)
CountriesYemen (92%), Oman (8%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area426,950 sq km / 164,846 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent741 km / 460 mi North-South
1,791 km / 1,113 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long15° 27' N; 48° 60' E
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Arabian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         HejazLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central ArabiaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Yemen HighlandsLevel 3
         Southeast ArabiaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Yemen Highlands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb366612,028 
2.Jabal Sabir30069862 
3.Jebel Raymah29209580 
4.Jabal Samhan18215974 
5.Ra's Sajir9203018 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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