Island "Kamran" is one of the most important Yemeni islands that contain a lot of secrets, it is the island that have been selected with a day to be the place in which it held the British Queen, "Elizabeth II" honeymoon, due to the enjoyment of many of the ingredients that have made them the focus of attention of investors and tourists in the world, and so thanks to possess diverse climate and natural beauty and clean environment free from pollution, in addition to being a pot to mix stunning of fish and marine animals, as they contain many of the miracles that are still looking for the FAFSA Tlassmha so far, which is a Yemeni islands candidate strongly for announcing as a nature reserve.
Kamaran .. natural masterpiece unparalleled in the world
It is known from the island, "Kamran" it is classified among the most Yemeni areas that were occupied during the previous periods, as it was occupied by the Portuguese in 1513 AD, and then of the Mamluks in 1515, then returned to the Portuguese again in 1517 under the leadership of "Loeb Soliz," and then occupied by Britain in 1867, however, were expelled by the Ottomans in 1882, and they have established a quarry Ottomans healthy for the pilgrims, but soon returned to the British occupation forces again in the First World War, until it was evacuated them in 1967. He has British occupation, the establishment of "Airport Kamran" in 1932, and was the starting point for the planes to hit the ports "of Massawa and Asmara" during its war with the Italians, and saw the airport Kamran 1940 commercial activity largely through open line of civil air which connect the island city, "Aden "Yemen.
Satellite image of the island, "Kamran" Yemen
Located Kamaran in the Red Sea, a distance of about 6 km from the city or the coast of Salif, and nautical mile from the northern Ras Issa "port to export oil," and the southern part of the island is almost adjacent to the mainland east and Ras Issa, an area of approximately 101 km 2 and a population of about 11 thousand people, sandy soil is low, as it does not exceed the height of the highest peak of about 24 meters and the length of the island is about 5.22 kilometers and an average width of 10 kilometers.
Interface Castle "Kamran" historical
In this island there are a lot of monuments of the most important "Castle Kamran", which suggests a lot of sources that it belongs to the period of Persian occupation of the island in 620 AD, has been renovated building at intervals of successive ones in 1517 AD during the campaign, Portuguese, and consists castle of several rooms scattered surrounded by barricades, and there are stores to save grain, food and their water wells in addition to a long tunnel. In addition to this, the Great Mosque of the island is one of the most important historical monuments and archaeological sites, and likely many sources its inception to "Hussein Kurdish" commander of the campaign Mamluk on Yemen in 921 E - 1515, then saw then combined operations renew frequent and expand, most recently in 1948 by the King King Farouk of Egypt at the previous visit to the island. As well as the mosque, the cemetery is a landmark there and construction dates back to the Mamluk period of presence on the island, and created specifically to repel the Portuguese campaigns coming from the southern Red Sea in 1515.
Kamaran .. very environment in the beauty and magnificence
The rich island with lots of aspects of beauty environmental and natural ingredients and tourism, where are merits in nature scenic with dense forests covered by mangroves, sandy beaches with golden color, which covers the north and south and east and west, in addition to the clear water is contaminated, as well as the maritime environment free from any pollution, which contain coral reefs unique, also includes the island alive, plants and fish are endless as well as the multiplicity of diving areas in which, as it is with the environment very beauty and magnificence as a result of association with many of the nearby islands, called the islands "archipelago Kamran" One of the main attractions of the island is the "mangrove", located north of the island, which amount to more than an area of 30 km 2, as well as migratory birds and endemic there.
The presence of coral reefs in the south and west of the island with I said it and its scarcity in the island's east and north, where the environment is coral reef diversity of fish large make the island of the most important fisheries in particular fisheries decorations in Yemen, and the longer the shores of the island of Kamaran beautiful and charming of the most important elements of tourist attractions of the island, most notably the shores of the "rainy west of the island and the beaches Altwis north east of the island and the shores of the hunter sleeping north-east of the island beaches Makram west of the island and the beaches of polyps south of the island", and is the anchor and dock Navy of the most important elements of tourism development and economic and social development there, and most notably, "Marina Verhh, Marsa rainy west island , wharf plausible Baqays the eastern coast of the island, Marina Makram west of the island, dock-trafficking east of the island, Marina Mahasir, sidewalk Almhjah on the east coast of the island, Marina Shura north of the island and the pier section northwest of the island, and is surrounded by the island's several areas of diving, which was considered of great tourist attraction, Among the most important of these sites, "south of the island, dive sites in front of the southwest Verhh, dive sites in the area Mahasir beaches, dive sites in the area censer.
Quiet atmosphere made it an island, "Kamran" focus of attention of tourists in the world
The factor security on the island the most prominent elements of the attraction to the rest of the Yemeni islands, although the basic services and social island in dire need of development, and the island was according to the information called in the past "Qumran", for the emergence of a reflection of moonlight on the surface of the sea Vichahd like Qumran, not a satellite one, to be became known as the "Kamran," and its historical significance and its strategic location previously occupied by the island, made the British Queen, "Elizabeth II" opt Island "Kamran" to spend their honeymoon in the early fifties of the last century, after I asked to spend their honeymoon on the island enjoy the atmosphere of a natural pure and to be a masterpiece of natural unparalleled in the world, to find holders thing that the island "Kamran" is the island described by the Queen to spend the most beautiful days old, and still no palace British Queen, "Elizabeth II" which ruled the honeymoon, an ancient palace attracts a lot of tourists and visitors to the historical position, but the neglect turned it into a waste absent symbolism historical past, in spite of the presence of the recommendations of the Ministry of Culture of Yemen convert it to a tourist village, as there is in the island monuments old historical transformation "Kamran" to the forefront of global tourism if it was rebuilt rehabilitation, development and interest in them and maintain them.v