Western Sahara Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the partially recognized country of Western Sahara?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: October 16, 2020
First submittedJune 26, 2020
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Western Sahara is Africa's largest ______ region
Disputed
Western Sahara is part of this region that starts with M
Maghreb
Most populous city
Laayoune
Only country less densely populated than Western Sahara
(if Western Sahara was a country)
Mongolia
Spanish island chain located off the northern shore of Western Sahara
Canary Islands
Line of latitude that runs through Western Sahara
Tropic of Cancer
Country that occupied Western Sahara in the late 20th century
Spain
"B" term that refers to a space separating two areas - often used to refer to line
between Western Sahara and Morocco
Berm
African country that annexed Western Sahara together with Morocco in 1976
Mauritania
Country that has been in direct support of Western Sahara since 1976
Algeria
Western Sahara is a full member of this international body - which caused Morocco
leaving it in 1984, but it rejoined in 2017
African Union
Name of the government in exile of Western Sahara that controls its eastern parts
Sahrawi Arab
Democratic Republic
Liberation movement that established the above
Polisario Front
Term for the violent Western Saharan uprisings which occurred in 1999–2005
Intifada
Substance that is mined and makes about 62% of Western Sahara's exports
Phosphate
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Level 82
Oct 16, 2020
Interesting quiz. I didn't do all that well so it was a learning opportunity. FYI, you seem to have a double "that" at the beginning of the final clue.
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Level 57
Oct 22, 2020
In Vietnam, we still call this region "Sahrawi".