Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

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Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
الجمهورية العربية الصحراوية الديمقراطية
Al-Jumhūrīyya al-`Arabīyya aṣ-Ṣaḥrāwīyya ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyya
República Árabe Saharaui Democrática
Banner o the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Banner Coat o airms
Naitional motto: حرية ديمقراطية وحدة  (Arabic)
"Liberty, Democracy, Unity"
Territory claimed bi the SADR, viz. Western Sahara.  The majority (marked green) is currently administered bi Morocco; the remainder (yellae) is named the Free Zone & administered bi the SADR.
Territory claimed bi the SADR, viz. Western Sahara. The majority (marked green) is currently administered bi Morocco; the remainder (yellae) is named the Free Zone & administered bi the SADR.
Offeecial leid Arabic
Caipital El Aaiún[1]  (unner Moroccan admeenistration)
Bir Lehlou (temporary caipital)
Tindouf Camps (de facto)
Tifariti (proposed new provisional caipital)[2][3]
Lairgest ceety El Aaiún
Govrenment

Heid o State -
Prime Meenister -

Nominal republic

Preses Mohamed Abdelaziz


Abdelkader Taleb Oumar

Area 266,000 km²
Population 502,585
Foondin Februar 27, 1976
Siller
Time zone UTC+1
Naitional anthem Yābaniy Es-Saharā  listen
Naitional flouer
Patron saunt
Internet TLD
Cawin code

The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) (Arabic: الجمهورية العربية الصحراوية الديمقراطية‎, Spainyie: República Árabe Saharaui Democrática (RASD)) is a pairtially recognised state that claims sovereignty ower the entire territory o Wastren Sahara, a umwhile Spainyie colony. SADR wis proclaimit bi the Polisario Front on Februar 27, 1976 in Bir Lehlu, Wastren Sahara. The SADR govrenment currently controls aboot 20-25% o the territory it claims.[4] It caws the territories unner its control the Liberatit Territories or the Free Zone. Morocco controls an administers the rest o the disputit territory an caws these lands its Soothren Provinces. The SADR govrenment considers the Moroccan-held territory occupee'd territory, while Morocco considers the muckle smawer SADR held territory tae be a buffer zone.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Airticle 4 o the Sahrawi constitution.
  2. "Western Sahara: Polisario Front Continues Destruction of Its Aantipersonnel Landmine Stockpile and Clearance of Cluster Submunitions". Common Dreams. 2008-06-26. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 
  3. Torquemada, Jesus (2008-06-23). "The Referee Rules in Favor of Morocco". Retrieved 2009-02-26. 
  4. Cuadro de zonas de división del Sáhara Occidental (Spainyie)