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El Aaiún Destination Guide

Discover El Aaiún in Western Sahara

El Aaiún in the region of Western Sahara (general) with its 188,084 habitants is a town located in Western Sahara and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of El Aaiún

Local time in El Aaiún is now 10:53 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/El Aaiun " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ad Dchira, Yaiza, Tuineje, Telde, and Teguise. When in this area, you might want to check out Ad Dchira . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in El Aaiún ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


أعمال السلب و النهب التي قام بها الانفصاليون

1:41 min by Amine El Hasnaoui
Views: 2317 Rating: 3.67

Una señora de la ciudad de El Aaiún muestra las pérdidas de los separatistas saharauis que habían robado todo el contenido de las tiendas. Une dame de la ville de Laayoune montre les pertes subies par ..

BEN-JALiL vs BA.BRAMOU {Unique-killa}

2:24 min by soufiane987
Views: 1593 Rating: 5.00


7.000 km bis Jahaly 5/9 -- with English subtitles --

3:34 min by EngelkesTV
Views: 1349 Rating: 5.00

Ein Videotagebuch über den Hilfskonvoi 2009 von Deutschland nach Gambia. Teil 5 von 9: Tan Tan/Marokko bis Layoune/West-Sahara. Der Hilfskonvoi mit 8 Autos und 19 Fahrern startete am 27.2.2009 in Hatt ..

Camel's market Morocco (targ wielbłądów Maroko)

0:46 min by mossad1974
Views: 1142 Rating: 0.00

Camel's market Morocco ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Laâyoune Province

Laâyoune is a province in the Moroccan economic region of Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra, which includes the southwestern part of the territory of Morocco as of before 1975, and the northern part of the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Its population in 2004 is 210,023. Its main town is Laâyoune. In the north of the province, Khenifiss National Park is located.

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Located at 27.16 -13.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra, Provinces of Morocco

Saguia el-Hamra

Saguia el-Hamra, 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 north and 27°50'N. The city of Cape Bojador serves to divide the regions. Its capital is El Aaiún (Laâyoune), and it also includes the city of Smara.

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Located at 27.15 -13.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Arabic words and phrases, Former Spanish colonies, Geography of Western Sahara, Spanish Sahara, States and territories established in 1969

Hassan I Airport

Hassan I Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de El Aaiún, French: Aéroport de Laâyoune) is an airport serving El Aaiún, the capital city of Western Sahara. The airport is named for Hassan I of Morocco. It is operated by the Moroccan state-owned company ONDA. Due to the particular political situation of Western Sahara, this airport appears in the Moroccan AIP as GMML and in the Spanish AIP as GSAI.

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Located at 27.15 -13.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airports in Western Sahara

Stade Sheikh Mohamed Laghdaf

Stade Sheikh Mohamed Laghdaf is a multi-use stadium located in Laayoune, Western Sahara. It is used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people and is home the JS Massira football club of Laayoune.

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Located at 27.15 -13.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Football venues in Western Sahara