Dakhla-Oued ad Dahab

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Dakhla-Oued ad Dahab
وادي الذهب لكويرة
Region
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Country Morocco Western Sahara
Capital Dakhla
Government
 • Wali Hamid Chabar
Area
 • Total 50,800 km2 (19,600 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 142,995
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

The region of Dakhla-Oued ad Dahab is one of the 12 new regions of Morocco established by the territorial division of 2015.[1] Its perimeter is the same as the former region of Oued ad Dahab (Arabic: وادي الذهب لكويرة).[2] Its capital is Dakhla.

This region lies on the disputed territory of Western Sahara.[3]

Oued ad Dahab has 2 provinces:

  • Aousserd Province
  • Oued ad Dahab Province

References[change | change source]

  1. "Décret n°2.15.40 du 20 Février 2015, fixant le nombre des régions, leurs dénominations, leurs chefs-lieux ainsi que les préfectures et provinces qui les composent, publié au Bulletin Officiel n° 6340 du 05 Mars 2015" (PDF) (in French). 
  2. It is the only one of the 16 old regions to be unchanged. Only the name changed.
  3. Most of the country doesn't recognize either the sovereignty of Morocco or the sovereignty of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

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