Official Name: None (under de facto control of Morocco)
Area: 102,703 sq mi (266,000 sq km)
Comparative Area: about 1/3rd the size of California slightly larger than the UK
Major City: Laayoune
Latitude and Longitude: 27 09 00 N, 013 12 00 W
Est. Population: 267,405 (July 2004)
Official Language: None, however Hassaniya Arabic and Moroccan Arabic are primary
Terrain: mostly low, flat desert with large areas of rocky or sandy surfaces
rising to small mountains in south and northeast
Currency: Moroccan dirham (MAD)
No. Bird Species: 210  (0 Endemics)