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Capital:
Aaúin
Government:
Legal status of territory and issue of sovereignty unresolved
Current Head of Government:
President in Exile, Brahim Ghali
Economy:
  • Small market-based economy whose main industries are fishing, phosphate mining, and pastoral nomadism.
Population:
Land Size:
266,000 sq km (102,703 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Arab
  • Berber
Religions:
  • Islam
Languages(s):
  • Hassaniya Arabic
  • Moroccan Arabic