Yarim is a city located within the Yemen Highlands, near to Mount Sumarah, situated along the road from Sana'a to Taizz. It previously served as a central city of the Himyar state. Near to the town are the ruins of the ancient Himyarite capital of Zafar.
Yarim has served as a local trading center, particularly for the Highland's farming industries and shepherds.
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