Last verified: Saturday, 2. March 2024 at 08:21 AM
Travelling Western Sahara is (relatively) safe. We didn't detected any travel advisories from any source at this moment.
Western Sahara shares a land border with 3 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Western Sahara), the Advisory Index is 2.5 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Mauritania (3.8), Morocco with 3 and Algeria with 3 (of 5).
There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Western Sahara. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).
There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Western Sahara.
Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Western Sahara.
Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.
Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.
Western Sahara with its capital El Aaiún is a country in Africa (Northern Africa), about the size of Colorado (266,000 km²). The country is located Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Mauritania and Morocco. The climate can be described as hot, dry desert; rain is rare; cold offshore air currents produce fog and heavy dew. The landscape is mostly low, flat desert with large areas of rocky or sandy surfaces rising to small mountains in south and northeast. With a population of about 0.27 million citizens.
|less than one million
|Size comparable to
|about the size of Colorado
|Dirham (short: MAD)
|Common voltage (electricity)
|230V - 50Hz
|Used GSM Frequencies
|International phone prefix
|Internet Top Level Domain
|Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2
|Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3
|Countrycode: ISO Numeric
These are problems Western Sahara is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.
These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Western Sahara. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.
These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Western Sahara.
Western Sahara is currently rated at 0,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 0 official sources. Travelling Western Sahara is (relatively) safe.
You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Western Sahara.
We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 0 individual sources for Western Sahara.
There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Western Sahara. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Western Sahara.
Western Sahara has a size of 266,000 km² or 102,703 mi² which is about the size of Colorado.
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