Western Sahara Bordering Countries: Algeria
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Where is Western Sahara?
Western Sahara Satellite Image
Western Sahara Information:
Western Sahara is located in northern Africa. Western Sahara is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Morrocco to the north, Algeria to the east and Mauritania to the south and east.
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Western Sahara Cities:
Ad Dakhla, Aghwinit, Al Haggounia, Al Mahbas, Amasine, Argoub, Awfist, Bir Gandouz, Bir Lahmar, Boujdour, Boukra, Cnalwa, Dawra, Galtat Zemmour, Jdiriya, Laayoune, Lamjaybir, Lemsid, Mijek, Nwayfadh, Skaymat, Tamayya and Techia.
Western Sahara Locations:
Western Sahara Natural Resources:
Western Sahara has natural resources, which include phosphates and iron ore.
Western Sahara Natural Hazards:
In Western Sahara, the widespread harmattan haze exists 60% of time, often causing a severe restriction of visibility. The country experiences other natural hazards including the hot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind, which can occur during winter and spring months.
Western Sahara Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Western Sahara include the lack of arable land and sparse water.
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