|Time zone||Yemen Standard Time (UTC+3)|
The Yemeni Sufi Sheikh Isma'il al-Jabarti of the Qadiriyyah order is buried in the Zabid District. The father of Sheikh Abdirahman bin Isma'il al-Jabarti (Darod), the progenitor of the Somali Darod clan, Isma'il al-Jabarti's tomb is situated in the ancient local town of Bab Siham. His grave is a popular place of pilgrimage.
As of 2003, the district had a population of 155,585 inhabitants.
- I. M. Lewis, A pastoral democracy: a study of pastoralism and politics among the Northern Somali of the Horn of Africa, (LIT Verlag Münster: 1999), p.131.
- Rima Berns McGown, Muslims in the diaspora, (University of Toronto Press: 1999), pp.27-28
- Islam in Somali History Fact and Fiction revisited , the Arab Factor
- "Districts of Yemen". Statoids. Retrieved October 20, 2010.
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