Socotra is an island and three islets in the Indian Ocean, an offshore territory of Yemen, near the "horn" of Somalia. 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.

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12 km southwest of Socotra
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Destinations nearby to Socotra:
Tahr, Lingohur, Jibāl Qawlahil and Gohur
Choose the road less travelled. And remember that the best places to visit are not in the guide.

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