Western Sahara is located on the west coast of North Africa, and consists almost entirely of desert. There are passable trails, but few roads. The country has very little tourism, and is extremely sparsely populated.
|State:||Western Sahara has been occupied by Morocco since 1975, which is a monarchy|
|Surface:||266 000 km²|
|Population:||538 800 (2013)|
|Population density:||2 residents per km²|
|Life expectancy:||75 years|
|Currency:||Moroccan dirham (MAD)
1 dirham = 0.88 kr
|Time difference:||-1 hour|
|Electricity:||110/127/220 V AC, 50Hz|
|National Day:||July 30th|
|Country area code:||212|
|2-Letter country abbreviation:||EH|
|Business:||agriculture 50%, fishing 23%, mining 25%|
|Climate:||mainly warm desert climate|
The former Spanish colony, Spanish Sahara, has been occupied by Morocco since 1975. The indigenous people are Saharans, an Arab-Berber Bedouin people. Many of them today live as refugees in Algeria.
Western Sahara is recognized as an independent state by some 80 countries in the world. No country has recognized Morocco’s claim to Western Sahara.
Electricity and electrical outlets in Western Sahara
Voltage: 127 V / 220 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Type of plug: C, E
Need an adapter: No, you do not need an adapter.
CLIMATE AND WEATHER
Weather in Al-Ayun
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