Where is Taizz Located?
Taizz is a city in southwestern Yemen and is the capital of the district of the same name.
What Country is Taizz in?
The city lies at an altitude of about 1400 m above sea level. Taizz was once the capital of Yemen, among other places under the Ayyubids, also because of its convenient transport links to the sea. Under the rule of the Rasulids, the character of the capital was underlined by the construction of the Ashrafiyya mosque. Ibn Battuta, who visited the city, reports a flourishing trade. Up to the 16. Century. there were numerous significant Madrasas. After that, the city was controlled several times by Ottomans and lost influence.