Al Bayda Governorate
Al Bayda Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة ٱلْبَيْضَاءMuḥāfaẓat Al-Bayḍāʾ), also spelt Al-Baidhah or Beida, is one of the governorates (muhafazat) of Yemen. It is located near the centre of the country, around the town of Al Bayda. Its population, according to the 2004 Yemeni census, was 571,778.[1]
Al-Bayda' Governorate
مُحَافَظَة ٱلْبَيْضَاء

Al-Khadra, Al-A'rsh District, Rada', Al-Bayda'
SeatAl Bayda, Yemen
 • GovernorNaser al Hadr al Swaydi
 • Total11,193 km2 (4,322 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total895,000
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
NameTerm beganTerm endedNotes
Nayef al-QaysiUnknown23 July 2017Was sacked due to alleged ties with Al-Qaeda[2]
Salah al-Rassass23 July 2017Before 16 July 2019Nayef al-Qaysi's replacement[2]
Naser al Hadr al SwaydiBefore 16 July 2019Was the governor of Al Bayda on 16 July 2019.[3]
  1. ^ a b "Statistical Yearbook 2011". Central Statistical Organisation. Archived from the original on 9 October 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Yemen's President Sacks Governor Accused of Ties to al-Qaida". Voice of America. Retrieved 2019-09-09.
  3. ^ "Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 17, 2019". Critical Threats. Retrieved 2019-09-09.
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