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City of Yemen, and the country's winter capital, with 590,000 inhabitants (2005 estimate), situated in the south of the country, at the Gulf of Aden.
Aden was capital of South Yemen, for the period from 1967 to 1990, when North and South Yemen united.
Aden is the second largest city of a united Yemen, but since it is the main sea port of the country, it is also the economic capital of the entire country.
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  Aden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aden was the capital of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen until that country's unification with the Yemen Arab Republic when it was declared a free trade zone.
On 18 January 1963, the Colony of Aden was incorporated into the Federation of Arab Emirates of the South against the wishes of much of the city's populace as the State of Aden and the Federation was renamed the Federation of South Arabia (FSA).
Aden was briefly the centre of the secessionist Democratic Republic of Yemen from 21 May 1994 but was reoccupied by Republic of Yemen troops on 7 July 1994.
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 ADEN - LoveToKnow Article on ADEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
From its admirable commercial and military position, Aden early became the chief entrepot of the trade between Europe and Asia.
It was known to the Romans as Arabia Felix and Attanae, and was captured by them, probably in the year 24 B.C. In 1513 it was unsuccessfully attacked by the Portuguese under Albuquerque, but subsequently it fell into the hands of the Turks in 1538.
The Aden brigade belongs to the western army corps of India.
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 Aden. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Aden’s economy, which depends heavily on canal traffic, suffered from the closing of the canal during and after the 1956 and 1967 Arab-Israeli wars.
Aden was formally made into a crown colony in 1937, and the surrounding region became known as the Aden Protectorate in 1937.
In 1963 Aden was joined to the Federation of the Emirates of the South, which then became the Federation of South Arabia (see South Arabia, Federation of).
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 Aden Protectorate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1917, control of Aden Protectorate was transferred from the Government of India, which had inherited the British East India Company's interests on strategically important naval route from Europe to India, to the British Foreign Office.
Not included in the protectorate were Aden Colony or the insular areas of Perim, Kamaran, and Khuriya Muriya that accrued to it.
Nationalist pressure prodded the threatened rulers of the Aden Protectorate states to revive efforts at forming a federation and, on 11 February 1959, six of them signed an accord forming the Federation of Arab Emirates of the South.
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 Aden Sahr Donzait
Aden loves to torture and inspire fear in his weaker enimies but if he knows that he is dealing with powerful beings he will not hesitate to destroy them utterly: "rather have a dead enemy than a tortured one alive" has become his saying over the years.
Aden Sahr Donzait was born in Athkatla, the city of coin in amn in the year of the wanderer 1338 dr as the last of three children.
Aden dropped everythig he was working on but at the time he arrived at the new base (because of a failed teleport spell he was very late) it was too late, he found his cousin in a pile of rock that should have been the new base.
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 The Immortal City of Aden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Aden constitutes a peninsula located in the southern coast of Arabia, which in-turn is overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Aden is in fact an area existed through some eruption of two separate volcanoes, the deposits of which ran along the edge of an aridable coastal strip, where by the highest peak of which is elevated 660 meters from the sea level.
Since 1990, Aden became and still to remain Yemen's economic capital, while from the year 1995 it is considered the "winter-season" capital of the Republic.
www.yemeninfo.gov.ye /ENGLISH/CULTURE/aden.htm   (685 words)

 Aden Forecast
The Aden Forecast is one of the most influential and successful investment publications in the world today.
Written and published since 1982 by the internationally renowned market analysts Mary Anne and Pamela Aden, The Aden Forecast is a monthly 12-page investment newsletter specializing in all major markets.
“The Aden Forecast is one of the very best on the market; I’ve been reading it for years and my only comment is that it becomes better and more valuable as the years go by.
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 Port of Aden History
The Port of Aden consists of the Inner Harbour, the Oil Harbour serving Aden Refinery and the anchorage and approach channels of he Outer harbour.
In the 1800's, Aden grew as ship fuelling port, holding stocks of coal and water supplies for the early steamers.
Aden, as a port and as a city, in one of the most interesting countries in the Middle East, anticipates a dynamic and successful future.
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 Islamic Archeology in Aden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A volcanic semi-island lying on Aden Bay, or Aden Gulf, at the southern coast of the Republic of Yemen.
Aden is a seashore, or coast, surrounded by a mountain, which first gave no entrance of a land road.
Aden was favored with a high degree of interests and well take-caring by rulers of the Muslim states, who built various forms of buildings and constructional settings, related to the religious, civic and military up-rising of Aden.
www.yemeninfo.gov.ye /ENGLISH/CULTURE/Archeology.htm   (986 words)

 British-Yemeni Society: The development of the Port of Aden
Aden was a village of 600 souls when Haines stated that it could become a major trading centre.
Aden was declared a Free Port in 1850 as it took control of the coffee exporting trade.
Aden will soon have facilities for the very largest container ships, a growing percentage of which will by then be in the 7000+ TEU class.
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 Aden Gateway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The port of Aden consists of the Inner Harbor, the Oil Harbor serving Aden Refinery and the anchorage and approach channels of the outer harbor.
Aden City is regarded as one of the distinguished city for its various tourism potential, serving all aspects of tourism business.God has endowed it with splendid and attractive nature, beginning with a long strip of clean sandy sea - shores and clear blue bay which are suitable for all kinds of recreation and hobbies.
Aden Governorate is distinguished for it’s attractive shores and it’s fine and clean sands along it’s whole coast, to which citizens and tourists are flocking around the year.
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 Aden, Gulf of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ADEN, GULF OF [Aden, Gulf of] ä´den, ā´-, western arm of the Arabian Sea, 550 mi (885 km) long, lying between Yemen and Somalia; connected with the Red Sea by the Bab el Mandeb.
The importance of the Gulf of Aden declined when the Suez Canal was closed, but it was revitalized when, after being deepened and widened by Egypt, the canal was reopened in 1975 and marine activity increased.
Crewmen prepare a helicopter for takeoff on the deck of the USS Whitney as it patrols the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Djibouti on January 8, 2003.
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 Aden Airways
Aden was the former boomtown of South Arabia, clinging to the craggy, volcanic edge of the desert where it meets the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean.
Aden Airways, formed as a BOAC associate on 7th March 1949 operated from it's base at Aden Civil Airport, Khormaksar, which in the sixties was part of the busiest RAF airbase in the world.
Aden Airways with their initial fleet of six Douglas DC3 aircraft provided regional services to Bahrein, Jeddah and Cairo, Asmara and Karthoum, Hargeisa, Mogadishu and Nairobi, and Djibouti.
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Since the first issue of postage stamps for Aden was released in 1937, it follows that the classical period of Aden philately deals with postmarks.
A defended harbour in the Southwestern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, facing the strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, and thus commanding a brilliant strategic position, Aden rapidly came to be seen as an essential geographical and political entity in the British Empire.
Aden PAQUEBOT cancellations are found on stamps of virtually every nation of the world, and including very recent dates.
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 Colony of Aden (Yemen)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The above flag was used as the flag of Aden until 18 January 1963 when the colony was renamed State of Aden and incorporated in the Federation of South Arabia (against the wishes of the Aden government which was accordingly suppressed in 1965).
I.O. Evans [eva66], states that Aden's former flag continued to be used after 1963 on the island of Perim and the Kuria Muria islands.
Aden was both a Crown Colony, merely the port and its immediate hinterland, and a Protectorate, the rest of what became South Yemen.
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 Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Magazine: Flash flood at Aden
Aden, in Carter County, was an interesting place to be called to for someone looking for a little bit of work and a little bit of adventure.
Aden was not your typical small town or "flag stop," which in all likelihood could be reached with equal ease by rail or highway.
He drove in as far as he could, but because of debris on the road near Aden, he walked in over a tram railroad leading to an old clay mine that was connected with a little tipple just east of the Aden depot.
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Aden inner harbour is approached by the same dredged channel, which divides at Buoy No. 3 (S Cardinal), 9 cables north of the channel entrance.
The Port of Aden is situated between the promontories of Aden (Jebel Shamsan, 553 m) and Little Aden (Jebel Muzalqam, 374 m) and is protected from the NE and SW monsoons by these hills and along the northern boundary by land, enabling it to operate without restriction all year.
From the bifurcation point, a channel heading north west to the Little Aden oil harbour has a depth of 14.7 m, leading to four berths for oil tankers at depths of between 11.6 and 15.8 m, alongside LPG and dry cargo berths, and a RoRo berth, all at a depth of11.0 meters.
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 ADEN cannon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The ADEN (named for the Armament Development Establishment, where it was designed, and Enfield, where it is produced) was developed in the late 1940s as a replacement for the older Hispano 20mm cannon 20mm cannon used in British aircraft of World War II.
The ADEN entered service on the Hawker Hunter in 1954 in aviation, and subsequently used on every British gun-armed aircraft until the advent of the Panavia Tornado in the 1980s.
The ADEN is very similar to the France DEFA cannon, and the two weapons use the same range of 30mm ammunition.
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Aden crater must have looked eerily similar to this in her more active days.
Aden crater suffered a devastating collapse on the northern side of the volcano, which lead to its entire lava lake spilling out and covering the countryside.
One of the wonderful things about the trip to Aden Crater is the fact that you will be driving over the Afton's flows as well as Aden's flows.
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 Aden: The Arab Sea pearl - Yemen Times
Aden’s name was also found in an old Greek inscription, which goes back to the second century CE.
Another meaning of to aden the land is to manure it and prepare it for cultivation.
Aden and the mount of Socatra Island used to be one piece of land.
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 Aden at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Known as Arabian Eudaemon in the 1st century BCE, it was a transshipping point for the Red Sea trade, but fell on hard times when new shipping practices by-passed it and made the daring direct crossing to India in the 1st century CE, according to the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea.
Aden used postage stamps of British India, with no special identification, until it became a crown colony on April 1, 1937.
In January 1967 there were mass riots of NFL and FLOSY supporters in the old Arab quarter of Aden town, which continued until mid February, despite the intervention of British troops.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Aden at Epinions.com
Aden is not so much a city as a collection of towns clustered round the edge of a large and imposing volcanic peninsula.
Aden has an international airport, situated on the mainland overlooking the salt-flats and the causeway linking Crater with the transport hub Khormaksar.
The road from Aden to sana'a passes through a well-known kidnapping zone, so there are several police road-blocks where you'll have to present your permit and passport (photocopies of both are essential...about 20 should be enough for a week's travelling).
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 Aden Free Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Aden was appellate and designated as the Economic and Commercial Capital of The Republic of Yemen.
On 3rd January 1991, a joint meeting was held in Aden between the Presidential Council and the Council of Ministers, The Resolution No. (209) of 1991 was issued by the meeting.
Announced that Aden is a free Zone and the procedures to establish an Authority for the Free Zones Administration.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Aden (1970), Nasser College for Agricultural Sciences (founded in 1972 in Lahej, 46 kilometers from Aden) and College of Economics and Administration, Aden (1974).
The scientific centers and service departments were established to meet the urgent needs of the society presenting a range of services and possibilities to achieve together the required functions to build and improve the technical and scientific development in order to follow the advanced civilization in different aspects of life.
The centre was formally inaugurated by the Prime Minister on 24 March 96 and the inauguration of this centre within the framework of activating the role of the university in participating in solving...
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