People of Socotra

fish marekt in Qalnsiya

People of Socotra The population of Socotra are estimated at 60,000 with most people concentrate around the capital of Hadiboh and in the western town of Qalansiya. People still relies upon traditional sources of livelihood such as livestock, fishing, date plantation and primitive home gardens. Fish and seafood are the most important commodities exported from the island and Sold to industrial fishery Mukkla and Oman. People in Socotra are very welcoming and hospitable while you are in Bedouin villages or on seaside feel free and confident to accept their invention when someone ask to have some tea in the house.