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Mukalla(məkä`lə, mo͞okăl`ə), town (1994 pop. 94,051), S Yemen, a port on the Gulf of Aden. It is the chief settlement of the HadhramautHadhramaut
, region, S Arabia, on the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea, occupying the southeastern part of Yemen. Historically, the name refers to the former Hadhramaut states, a collective term for the Quaiti and Kathiri sultanates.
..... Click the link for more information. and the capital of the former sultanate of Qaiti. Fish products, tobacco, and coffee are exported. Dhows are built there. In 2015–16, during the Yemeni civil war, Al Qaeda—linked militants seized control of Mukalla.