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Western Sahara

Western Sahara is an area in bordering the Atlantic Ocean, between and . Its governance is disputed between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, but the majority of it is controlled by Morocco.
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is a city in southern . There are a few buses daily from as far away as Casablanca and .

El Aaiun is the biggest city in , located in the northern part of the country.

is a town in . was founded as an oasis for travellers in 1869.

is a small town in Tarfaya Province, Morocco.

is in . is not a tourist destination.

is a city in the . This is a desert region with all the hazards that implies; in particular travellers need sun protection.

Western Sahara

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 273,000
  • Latitude of center: 24.8° or 24° 48' north
  • Longitude of center: -13° or 13° west
  • Elevation: 237 meters (778 feet)
  • Capital: El-Aaiun
  • Area: 266,000 km² (102,703 miles²)
  • Languages: Arabic and Hassaniyya
  • Currency: Dirham (MAD)
  • Phone code: 212
  • Internet domain: .eh
  • Neighbors: , and
  • GeoNames ID: 2461445

Other Names for Western Sahara

  • Afrikaans: Wes-Sahara
  • Albanian: Saharaja Perëndimore
  • Amharic: ምዕራባዊ ሳህራ
  • Arabic: الصحراء الغربية
  • Arabic: لصحراء الغربية
  • Armenian: Արեվմտյան Սահարա
  • Azerbaijani: Qərb Sahara
  • Basque: Mendebaldeko Sahara
  • Belarusian: Заходняя Сахара
  • Bengali: পশ্চিমী সাহারা
  • Bosnian: Zapadna Sahara
  • Breton: Sahara ar Cʼhornôg
  • Bulgarian: Западна Сахара
  • Burmese: အနောက်ပိုင်း ဆာဟာရ
  • Catalan: República Àrab Saharauí Democràtica
  • Catalan: Sàhara Occidental
  • Central Khmer: សាហារ៉ាខាងលិច
  • Chinese: 西撒哈拉
  • Croatian: Zapadna Sahara
  • Czech: Západní Sahara
  • Danish: Vestsahara
  • Dutch: Westelijke Sahara
  • English: Spanish Sahara
  • English: Spanish Western Sahara
  • Esperanto: Okcidenta Saharo
  • Estonian: Lääne-Sahara
  • Ewe: Ɣetoɖoƒe Sahara nutome
  • Faroese: Vestursahara
  • Finnish: Länsi-Sahara
  • French: Sahara Occidental
  • French: Sahara occidental
  • Galician: Sahara Occidental
  • Georgian: დასავლეთი საჰარა
  • German: Westsahara
  • Greek: Δυτική Σαχάρα
  • Gujarati: પશ્ચિમી સહારા
  • Hebrew: סהרה המערבית
  • Hindi: पश्चिमी सहारा
  • Hungarian: Nyugat-Szahara
  • Icelandic: Vestur-Sahara
  • Indonesian: Sahara Barat
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Sahara occidental
  • Irish: An Sahára Thiar
  • Italian: Sahara Occidentale
  • Japanese: 西サハラ
  • Kalaallisut: Sahara Killiit
  • Kannada: ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಸಹಾರಾ
  • Korean: 서사하라
  • Kurdish: ڕۆژاوای سەحرا
  • Lao: ຊາຮາລາຕະເວັນຕົກ
  • Latvian: Rietumsahāra
  • Lingala: Sahara ya límbe
  • Lithuanian: Vakarų Sachara
  • Macedonian: Западна Сахара
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Sahara Barat
  • Malayalam: പശ്ചിമ സഹാറ
  • Maltese: Sahara tal-Punent
  • Marathi: पश्चिम सहारा
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): पश्चिमी साहारा
  • Northern Sami: Oarje-Sahára
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vest-Sahara
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vest-Sahara
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ପଶ୍ଚିମ ସାହାରା
  • Persian: صحرای غربی
  • Polish: Sahara Zachodnia
  • Portuguese: Saara Ocidental
  • Romanian: Sahara Occidentală
  • Romansh: Sahara Occidentala
  • Russian: Западная Сахара
  • Serbian: Западна Сахара
  • Serbo-Croatian: EH
  • Sinhala: බටහිර සහරාව
  • Slovak: Západná Sahara
  • Slovenian: Zahodna Sahara
  • Spanish: El Sáhara Español
  • Spanish: Province of Sahara
  • Spanish: Provincia del Sáhara
  • Spanish: Provincia del Sáhara Español
  • Spanish: RASD
  • Spanish: República Árabe Saharaui Democrática
  • Spanish: Sahara Occidental
  • Spanish: Sáhara Occidental
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Sahara Magharibi
  • Swedish: Västsahara
  • Tamil: மேற்கு சஹாரா
  • Telugu: పడమటి సహారా
  • Thai: ซาฮาราตะวันตก
  • Tigrinya: ምዕራባዊ ሳህራ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sahala fakahihifo
  • Turkish: Batı Sahara
  • Ukrainian: Західна Сахара
  • Urdu: مغربی صحارا
  • Vietnamese: Tây Sahara
  • Welsh: Gorllewin y Sahara
  • Zulu: i-Western Sahara
  • El Sáhara
  • Provincia Española de Sáhara
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