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The National Library of Yemen is the national library of Yemen, located in central Sana'a. It is located near the Al-Tahrir Square and the Yemen Military Museum. [1] It has an extensive collection of books in French and in English about Yemen.

Yemen Republic in Western Asia

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Tahrir Square, Sanaa

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Yemen Military Museum

The Yemen Military Museum or The Military Museum is a museum in central Sana'a, Yemen. It is located on the southwestern corner of the Al-Tahrir Square, next to the National Library of Yemen.It has a wide range of artifacts from ancient artifacts to items during the British occupation and subsequent revolution.

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References

  1. McLaughlin, Daniel (12 February 2008). Yemen: the Bradt travel guide. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 183. ISBN   978-1-84162-212-5 . Retrieved 11 July 2011.

Coordinates: 15°21′3″N44°12′9″E / 15.35083°N 44.20250°E / 15.35083; 44.20250

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