Western Sahara is not just a geographical area but a non-self-governing territory. It is disputed between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front separatist movement which supports the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic government.
What is the capital of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic?
What country owns western Sahara?
What is the capital of Western Sahara?
The capital and largest city in Western Sahara is El Aaiún. However, most of Western Sahara is controlled by Morocco, so it doesn’t really have an official capital.
What countries or states have the same latitude and longitude of Sarasota Florida?
Once you have a latitude and a longitude, you've got the location pinned down
to a single point on the earth's surface. Other places can have the same latitude,
and still other places can have the same longitude, but no other point anywhere
on the planet can have the same latitude and the same longitude as the first one.
What languages are spoken in Western Sahara?
Well, since the Western Sahara is not considered as a nation, The Western Sahara is currently owned by Spain and Morocco so there is no official language. But if you're looking for an answer it would be Spanish and Arabic. (Mainly Arabic)
I believe, Western Sahara is a disputed area between Morocco and the indigenous people. Morocco annexed the territory right after UN demanded Spain to decolonize the territory. The official language is Arabic and then comes Spanish.
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Most Sahraouis speak some form of Arabic, with the majority speaking a Hassaniyya or Moroccan dialect. There are minorities who speak Amazigh (Berber) languages and a number of Sahraouis speak Spanish or French as a second language.
they speak hassyania arabic and french
Will I get killed if I visit Western Sahara on holiday?
No. You will not likely get killed, but you should be careful. Western Sahara is a very undeveloped area and has a lot of poverty. Any safety precautions you would take in a similarly situated country, like Guatemala or Belarus, you should take in Western Sahara.
Also note that Moroccan security forces patrol much of Western Sahara, so you should keep your papers on you at all times to avoid problems if you are inspected.
The country of western Sahara gained independence from what European colonial power in 1796?
What are main tourist attractions in Western Sahara?
What colonies did not win its independence from Great Britain in the mid to late 20th century Kenya Ghana Western Sahara Botswana?
When did Western Sahara gain it's independence?
July 25 1843
Western Sahara was a Spanish colony but on Spain's withdrawal, the territory was occupied by Morocco and Mauretania. Mauretania pulled out in the face of opposition but Morocco still occupies the area. In short, Western Sahara is not independent.
Why is Islam so important to Western Sahara?
Islam is not of particular importance to Sahraouis (the people of Western Sahara). The population of Western Sahara is almost 100% Maliki Sunni Muslim, but they are no more traditional or religious than neighboring populations in Morocco, Algeria, and Mauritania.
What is the status of western Sahara?
Western Sahara is an OCCUPIED TERRITORY. It is currently run and administered as domestic Moroccan territory, but subject to harsher police presence.
What are the mountains in the western Sahara desert?
The Atlas Mountains
Which country occupies Western Sahara?
Because Western Sahara is a non-self-governing territory under Moroccan administration. Morocco has divided the areas into three provinces, the northernmost of which bleeds over into Morocco. The three provincial capitals are La
What is the name of Western Sahara's government?
It remains un-named and has not been established to date. It is under the nominal control of Morroco.
What are some of Western Sahara beaches?
Why was Charleston the capital of West Virginia?
Because it was the only city in the area and was in the center of the new state.
Who is the president of Western Sahara?
What animals live in the western Sahara?
Here are a few animals from Western Sahara. Small Fennec Fox, Addax, Camel, Scorpion, and Horned Viper. ( Horned Viper is very dangerous and venomous, stay away)
Do Spotted hyenas live in the Sahara?
No, their range is all of sub-Saharan Africa except for the Congo Basin.
Is the Sahara desert in western Sahara?
What are the Western Sahara tribes?
The Western Sahara Tribes are basicly:
- Reguibat with many fractions and subfractios
- Oulad Dlim
- Oulad Tidrarin
- Tekna with many fractions and subfractios
What is western saharas major export?
Nuts, mosaics,basic metals,
Is the University of king crown a legitimate university?
king crown is the best
What is capital city of Western Sahara?
There is no capital of Western Sahara, it is a independent country.