West Sahara
   

West Sahara

West_Sahara
 
Western Sahara
is a disputed territory in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by Morocco to the north, Algeria to the northeast, Mauritania to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is one of the most sparsely populated territories in the world, mainly consisting of desert flatlands. The population is estimated at just over 500,000 of which nearly 40% live in
Laayoune
, the largest city in Western Sahara. Laayoune
The Saguia el-Hamra
is a wadi and intermittent river which rises in the northeast of Western Sahara.

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