Western Sahara

Population: 250,559 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Hassaniya Arabic, Moroccan Arabic

Background: Morocco virtually annexed the northern two-thirds of Western Sahara (formerly Spanish Sahara) in 1976, and the rest of the territory in 1979, following Mauritania's withdrawal. A guerrilla war with the Polisario Front contesting Rabat's sovereignty...

Currency: Moroccan dirham (MAD, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Font Foundries from Western Sahara


Typographic People from Western Sahara


Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Western Sahara