Western Sahara
13°W / 25°N 13°W / 25; -13The Western Sahara (/ˌwɛstərn səˈhærə/; /ˌwɛstən səˈhɑrə/; Arabic: الصحراء الغربية‎ Aṣ-Ṣaḥrā’ al-Gharbīyah; Spanish: Sahara Occidental;...
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Outline of Western Sahara
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Western Sahara:Western Sahara – occupied territory in North Africa, bordered by Morocco to the north, Algeria to the nort...
Outline of Western Sahara - Wikipedia
El Aaiún
El-Aaiún (Hassaniya Arabic: لعيون, Laʕyūn ; French: "Laâyoune"; Berber: Leɛyun; Literary Arabic: العيون al-ʿuyūn, lit. "The Springs") is a city in the Morocco-controlled part of Western Sahara. Th...
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History of Western Sahara
The history of Western Sahara can be traced back to the times of Carthaginian explorer Hanno the Navigator in the 5th century BC. Though few historical records are left from that period, Western Sahar...
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Politics of Western Sahara
The politics of Western Sahara take place in a framework of an area claimed by both the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Morocco, which controls the majority of the territory.Coloni...
Polisario Front
The Polisario Front, Frente Polisario, FRELISARIO or simply POLISARIO, from the Spanish abbreviation of Frente Popular de Liberación de Saguía el Hamra y Río de Oro ("Popular Front for the Liberation ...
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Geography of Western Sahara
Western Sahara is a territory in Northern Africa, bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean, Morocco proper, Algeria (Tindouf region), and Mauritania. Geographic coordinates: 24°30′N 13°00′W / &#...
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Economy of Western Sahara

The majority of the territory of Western Sahara is currently administered by the Kingdom of Morocco. As such, the vast majority of the economical activity of Western Sahara happens in the framewo...
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Culture of Western Sahara
The people of Western Sahara speak the Ḥassānīya dialect of Arabic, also spoken in northern Mauritania. They are of mixed Arab-Berber descent, but many consider themselves Arab. They claim that they d...
Music of Western Sahara
The Western Sahara has an established music tradition. Many of the well-known from the country musicians have settled in Dakar, where they mingled further with musicians from West Africa.Sahrawi music...
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) (Arabic: الجمهورية العربية الصحراوية الديمقراطية‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-‘Arabīyah aṣ-Ṣaḥrāwīyah ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah, ...
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Sahrawi people
The Sahrawi people (Arabic: صحراويون‎ ṣaḥrāwīyūn; Berber: ⵉⵙⴻⵃⵔⴰⵡⵉⵢⴻⵏ Iseḥrawiyen; Moroccan Arabic: صحراوة Ṣeḥrawa; Spanish: Saharaui) are the people living in the western part of the Sa...
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Transport in Western Sahara
Transport in Western Sahara is very limited, mostly by sea, road and air.
Western Sahara has no freight or passenger service railways, with the exception of a 5-kilometre (3.1 mi) section of ...
Western Sahara conflict
The Western Sahara conflict or Polisario Front dispute for independence is an ongoing conflict between the Polisario Front of the Sahrawi people and the kingdom of Morocco. The conflict is the continu...
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Legal status of Western Sahara
Western Sahara, formerly the Spanish colony of Spanish Sahara, is a disputed territory claimed by both the Kingdom of Morocco and the Polisario Front. It is listed by the United Nations (UN), as a non...
Agounit
Agounit (also transliterated Aghounit, Aghoueinit, Agueinit, Agwenit, Agwanit, Agüenit, Aguanit; Arabic: أغوانيت) is a small town or village in the Río de Oro area of Western Sahara. It is to the east...
Maghreb placename etymology
The place names of the Maghreb come from a variety of origins, mostly Arabic and Berber, but including a few derived from Phoenician, Latin, and several other languages. This is well illustrated by t...
Women in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Women in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic are women who were born in, who live in, or are from the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in the region of the Western Sahara. In Sahrawi society, ...
Women in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic - Wikipedia
Western Sahara peace process
Western Sahara peace process refers to the international efforts to resolve the Western Sahara conflict. The conflict has failed so far to result in permanent peace between Morocco and the Polisario F...
Sahrawi refugee camps
The Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria, are a collection of refugee camps, set up in the Tindouf Province, Algeria in 1975-76 for Sahrawi refugees fleeing from Moroccan forces, who advanced thr...
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Telecommunications in Western Sahara
Telecommunications in Western Sahara include radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet.Morocco claims the Western Sahara territory and administers Moroccan law through Moroccan ...
Gdeim Izik protest camp
The Gdeim Izik protest camp was a protest camp in Western Sahara established on 9 October 2010 and lasting into November, with related incidents occurring in the aftermath of its dismantlement on 8 N...
Gdeim Izik protest camp - Wikipedia