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Western Sahara

 

 

 

 

 

 

WESTERN SAHARA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AREA

 

266,000 sq.km. (78th)

POPULATION

 

554,795 (172nd)

 

 

 

PLATFORM DATA

National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:             57.8%

25 – 64yrs:           38.5%

65yrs and over:   3.6%

 

Life

Expectancy

 

62yrs (189th)

 

National

G.D.P

 

$906.5 million (207th)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$2,500 (184th)

 

Currency  

Moroccan Dirhams

 

Economic

Drivers

 

Phosphates Mining, Livestock

 

Official

Languages

 

 

Arabic

 

 

Other Local

Languages

 

Bambara 46.3%, Peul/foulfoulbe 9.4%, Dogon 7.2%, Maraka/soninke 6.4%, Malinke 5.6%, Sonrhai/djerma 5.6%, Minianka 4.3%, Tamacheq 3.5%, Senoufo 2.6%, unspecified 0.6%

 

Climatic

Zone

 

Hot dry desert

 

 

Religious

Expression

 

Muslim 99.9%, Animist 0.1%

 

Governmental Attitude

To Religion

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

Not Readily Available
Airports

 

Dakhla Airport, Dakhla

Hassan I Airport, El Aaiun

Smara Airport (Local), Smara

Airstrips Al Mahbes Airstrip, Al Mahbes

Tifariti Airstrip, Tifariti

Road Network 6,200 km
Rail Network Nil
Corruption

Rating

Not Available
Security

Rating

High Risk

 

 

 

 

 


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