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Cities, towns & villages in Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra
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Gueltat ZemmourGuelta Zemmur (or Guelta Zemour, Tamazight for \"olive tree pool\") is a small town or village in the territory of Western Sahara. The town is based around a guelta or oasis, retaining rain water for long periods. It was a camp site for the Sahrawi nomads of the area for hundreds of years. The town is the birthplace of Sahrawi human rights defender Mohammed Daddach, who is Morocco's longest serving political prisoner. Show Gueltat Zemmouron the map
States, regions, administrative units in Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra
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Gueltat ZemmourGuelta Zemmur (or Guelta Zemour, Tamazight for \"olive tree pool\") is a small town or village in the territory of Western Sahara. The town is based around a guelta or oasis, retaining rain water for long periods. It was a camp site for the Sahrawi nomads of the area for hundreds of years. The town is the birthplace of Sahrawi human rights defender Mohammed Daddach, who is Morocco's longest serving political prisoner.Show on map
TifaritiTifariti (also transliterated \"Tifarita\"; Arabic: is an oasis town located in north-eastern Western Sahara, east of the Moroccan Berm, 138 km from Smara and 15 km north of the Mauritanian border. It is part of what POLISARIO call the Liberated Territories and Morocco call the Buffer Zone. It has been the de facto temporary capital of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic since the government moved there in 2011 from Bir Lehlou. It is the headquarters of the 2nd military region of the SADR. It is also the name of a Daïra of the Wilaya of Smara, in the Sahrawi refugee camps.Show on map
BoukraaBou Craa (Bo Craa, Bu Craa, Boukra) (Arabic: بوكراع) is a town in the Saguia el-Hamra region of northern Western Sahara, south and slightly east of the city of El Aaiún. It is inhabited almost entirely by employees of the Moroccan-controlled Bou Craa phosphate industry. During the Spanish colonization of the area (see Spanish Sahara) time, many early recruits of the nationalist movements Harakat Tahrir and Front Polisario were Sahrawi workers in the phosphate mines.The mine produces around 3 million tonnes, contributing 10% of the Moroccan productionShow on map
TarfayaTarfaya (Arabic: طرفاية‎‎ - Ṭarfāya) is a town, previously also known as Villa Bens during the Spanish period, located in the Tarfaya Province of the Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra region of southwestern Morocco. It is a port town on the Atlantic coast, close to Cape Juby, which shares its name with the southern region of Morocco, and is located 890 km southwest of Rabat. According to the 2004 census, Tarfaya has a population of 5,615, the smallest of the four municipalities of the region, but it is the only one outside of the disputed Western Sahara.Show on map
LaayouneLaayoune (Maghrebi Arabic: لعيون, Laʕyūn ; Spanish: El-Aaiún; Berber: Leɛyun; Literary Arabic: العيون al-ʿuyūn, literally \"The Springs\") is the largest city of the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The modern city is thought to have been founded by the Spanish colonizer Antonio de Oro in 1938. In 1940, Spain designated it as the capital of the Spanish Sahara. Laâyoune (El-Aaiún) is the capital of the Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra region administered by Morocco under the supervision of the UN peace-keeping mission in Western Sahara (MINURSO).Show on map
LaayouneLaâyoune is a province in the north-west of Moroccan economic region of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, which includes the northern part of the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Its population in 2004 was 210,023 (when it still included the population of the new Tarfaya Province, created in 2009). In today's limits of the province the population was 199,603. Its main town is El Aaiún (Laâyoune).Show on map
JdiriyaJdiriya is a settlement in north-eastern Western Sahara. It is within the Moroccan-controlled area of the former territory, some 150 kilometres north of Tifariti and 60 kilometres northeast of Hawza.Show on map
Es-SemaraEs Semara is a province in the Moroccan economic region of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, and the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Its population in 2004 was 60,426. Its major town is Es Semara.Show on map
HaouzaHawza, also Haouza or Hausa, is a town in Western Sahara on the Morocco side of the Wall. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 8,769 people.Show on map
AmgalaAmgala is an oasis in Western Sahara. It is located between Tifariti and Smara, outside the Moroccan Wall in the area controlled by the Polisario.Show on map
BoujdourBoujdour is a province in the Moroccan economic region of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra. Its population in 2004 was 46,129. Its major town is Boujdour.Show on map
Different buildings in Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra
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Hassan I AirportHassan I Airport (Arabic: مطار الحسن الأول‎‎, Spanish: Aeropuerto de El Aaiún, French: Aéroport international Laâyoune - Hassan Ier (IATA: EUN, ICAO: GMML/GSAI)) is an airport serving El Aaiún, the capital city of Western Sahara. The airport is named for Hassan I of Morocco. It is operated by the Moroccan state-owned company ONDA. Due to the particular political situation of Western Sahara, this airport appears in the Moroccan AIP as GMML and in the Spanish AIP as GSAI.Show on map
Smara AirportSmara Airport (IATA: SMW, ICAO: GMMA/GSMA) is an airport in Smara (also known as Semara), a city in Western Sahara (administered by Morocco).Show on map