Saguia el-Hamra


Saguia el-Hamra

Saguia el-Hamra, in Arabic الساقية الحمراء, al-Saqiyah al-Hamra'a ("Red Canal"), is, with Río de Oro, one of the two territories that formed the Spanish province of Spanish Sahara after 1969. Its name comes from a waterway that goes through the capital.

Occupying the northern part of Western Sahara, it lies between the 26th parallel and 27º 50'. The city of Cape Bojador serves to divide the regions. Its capital is El Aaiún (Laâyoune), and it also includes the city of Smara.

The area is roughly 51,000 mi.2 (82,000 km²), making it approximately a third of the entire country.


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  • Saguia el Hamra — (arabisch ‏الساقية الحمراء‎ as Saqiya al hamra , DMG as Sāqiya al ḥamrāʾ ‚das rote Flussbett‘) stellt zusammen mit Río de Oro eines der beiden Gebiete dar, aus denen die frühere spanische Provinz (bis 1969: Kolonie) Westsahara… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saguia el Hamra — Saguia el Hamra, en árabe Saqiyat al Hamra, es con Río de Oro uno de los dos territorios que formaban la antigua provincia española (antes de 1969, colonia) del Sahara Occidental. Ocupaba la parte norte del Sahara, desde el paralelo 26 hasta el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Saguia el-Hamra — partie nord du Sahara occidental, annexée par le Maroc en 1976; 201 240 km²; 169 000 hab.; ch. l. El Aaiún. Le territoire est divisé en trois provinces: Bundjour, Laayoune et Es Semara. élevage. Phosphates …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Saguia el-Hamra —   [ saɣi̯a el amra], Wadi in der westlichen Sahara, 450 km lang; danach Name des nördlichen Teils von Westsahara …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Saguia el-Hamra — Seguia el Hamra Le Saguia el Hamra durant la colonisaton espagnole Seguia el Hamra (arabe : سقية الحمراء Saqiyat al Hamra (Canal Rouge) ) est une vallée dans le nord du Sahara occidental, entre le 26e parallèle et 27°50 . La ville de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saguia el-Hamra — ▪ region, Western Sahara, Africa       northern geographic region of Western Sahara, northwest Africa. Stretching between Cape Bojador (Bojador, Cape) and the de jure Moroccan border, its area is about 31,660 square miles (82,000 square km).… …   Universalium

  • Saguia el Hamra — geographical name territory NW Africa, the N zone of Western Sahara …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Saguia el Hamra — /sah gee euh el ham reuh/; Sp. /sah gyah el ahm rddah/ the N part of Western Sahara. * * * ▪ region, Western Sahara, Africa       northern region of the Western Sahara, West Africa. Stretching between Cabo (cape) Bojador and the de jure Moroccan… …   Universalium

  • Saguia el Hamra — /sah gee euh el ham reuh/; Sp. /sah gyah el ahm rddah/ the N part of Western Sahara …   Useful english dictionary


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