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Perim Island


Perim is a volcanic island strategically located in the Strait of Mandeb at the southern entrance into the Red Sea. It has a surface area of just 13 square kilometers and rises to an altitude of 65 meters. The island has a natural harbour on its southwestern coast, but there is only scarce vegetation. The absence of fresh water on the island has always been one of the major difficulties impeding permanent settlement.


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