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Western Sahara
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I. Social Facts

Western Sahara is located in the western part of North Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Morocco, Algeria, and Mauritania. An official census has not been performed in Western Sahara since 1974, before the Spanish gave up their claim to the region. The CIA World Factbook estim…

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Scott Ludlow, “Western Sahara”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000165>
First published online: 2015

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