A port in Yemen at the mouth of the Red Sea; population 588,900 (est. 2004). Formerly under British rule, first as part of British India from 1839 and then from 1935 as a Crown Colony, it was capital of former South Yemen 1967–90
A part of the eastern Arabian Sea that lies between the southern coast of Yemen and the Horn of Africa
see Aden, Gulf of; Boothia, Gulf of, etc.