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Western Sahara Latitude and Longitude

The latitude for Western Sahara is: 24.215527 and the longitude is: -12.885833999999932.

Western Sahara Latitude: 24.215527
Western Sahara Longitude: -12.885833999999932
Latitude DMS: 24°12'55.9"N
Longitude DMS: 12°53'9"W
UTM Easting: 714,707.01
UTM Northing: 2,679,714.00
UTM Zone: 28R
Geohash: esqcfb2cdm3v
Position from Earth's Center: NNW
Elevation: 212.64 Meters (697.65 Feet)
Type: Country
Landlocked: No
Country: Western Sahara
Country Code: EH
Country Code Alpha-3: ESH
Country Continent: Africa
Continent Region: Northern Africa
Time Zone: Africa/El_Aaiun
Time Zone Abbreviation: WEST
WEST Stands for: Western European Summer Time
Daylight Saving Time: Yes
UTC/GMT Difference: +01:00
Current Time: Friday August 23rd 10:11am

Western Sahara Summary

Western Sahara is located in the continent of Africa, NNW of Zouerat, Mauritania (see coordinates for Mauritania); SSW of Tan-Tan, Morocco (see coordinates for Morocco) and SW of Tindouf, Algeria (see coordinates for Algeria).

The capital of Western Sahara is Laayoune. The Western Sahara is in a territorial dispute with Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). SADR is a partially recognized state which controls a thin strip of the Western Sahara while Morocco controls the majority. The SADR claims sovereignty over the entire territory of the Western Sahara. Arabic "العربية" is the main language of the country. mey is spoken as well.

The 3 most populated places in Western Sahara are:

  1. Laayoune / El Aaiun (see coordinates for Laayoune / El Aaiun)
  2. Dakhla (see coordinates for Dakhla)
  3. Smara (see coordinates for Smara)

2 points of interest in Western Sahara:

  • Garden of the Mosque, Dakhla, Western Sahara, Morocco
  • Dakhla Public Garden, Dakhla, Western Sahara, Morocco

Western Sahara time zone(s):

NameUTC/GMT Offset
Western European Time Zone+00:00/+01:00

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