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==Cities==
 
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* [[Hadiboh]]
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
  
 
==Understand==
 
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Due to its remarkable biodiversity, with over a third of the local plant species found nowhere else, Socotra has been designated a [[UNESCO World Heritage Site]].  With over 40,000 inhabitants, though, it's not just a nature reserve.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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Yemenia flies once a week from [[Sanaa]] and [[Aden]] to Socotra Island Airport ({{IATA|SCT}}) near [[Hadiboh]].
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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There is no public transport, but car rental is available.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==

Revision as of 10:09, 6 December 2008

Socotra (Arabic سقطرى ; Suquṭra) is an island and three islets in the Indian Ocean, an offshore territory of Yemen, near the "horn" of Somalia.

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Cities

Other destinations

Understand

Due to its remarkable biodiversity, with over a third of the local plant species found nowhere else, Socotra has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With over 40,000 inhabitants, though, it's not just a nature reserve.

Get in

Yemenia flies once a week from Sanaa and Aden to Socotra Island Airport (IATA: SCT) near Hadiboh.

Get around

There is no public transport, but car rental is available.

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