What countries comprise the Maghreb of Southwest Asia and North Africa?
The countries that comprise the Maghreb include Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Mauritania. These are what is considered the Maghreb region in modern times. Historically the area has seen many countries come and go.
Maghreb means west. The countries of the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa (which is sometimes called Maghrib)are Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Libya, and Mauritania. Traditionally the geographical region included only Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. The Arab Mahgreb Union of 1989 included Mauritania in the economic group.
Jean-Pierre Cassarino has written: 'Return migrants to the Maghreb countries' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, Economic conditions, Return migration, Social conditions, North Africa, Return migrants 'Return migrants to the Maghreb countries' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, Economic conditions, Return migration, Social conditions, North Africa, Return migrants
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