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  1. Western Sahara
    • Western Sahara
    • Geography
    • Northern Africa, bordering the
    • North Atlantic Ocean, between Mauritania and Morocco
    • Capital
    • None
    • People
    • 491,519
    • Economy
    • Less than 1billion, mostly
    • nomadic pastoral
    • Issues
    • Annexed by Morocco, exiled
    • government in algeria, civil war until 1991
  2. Morocco
    • Morocco
    • Geography
    • Northern Africa, bordering the
    • North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western
    • Sahara
    • Capital
    • Rabat
    • people
    • 31,627,428
    • Economy
    • 150 billion;
    • Issues
    • The National Initiative for (2003) Human
    • Development to bring basic services to rural areas, and improve tourism. Unresolved issues over land claims of
    • Western Sahara. One of the world's
    • largest producers of hashish
  3. Algeria
    • Algeria
    • Geography
    • Northern Africa, bordering the
    • Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
    • Capital
    • Algiers
    • people
    • 34.6million
    • Economy
    • 240billion, oil and natural gas
    • accounting for 30% of GDP and 60% of government budget
    • Issues
    • Border disputes with Morocco and
    • Liberia, Disputes over Morocco's claim to Western Sahara
  4. Tunisia
    • Tunisia
    • Geography
    • Northern Africa, bordering the
    • Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya
    • Capital
    • Tunis
    • people
    • 10.5million
    • Economy
    • 83billion
    • Issues
    • none
  5. Libya
    • Libya
    • Geography
    • Northern Africa, bordering the
    • Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Tunisia
    • Capital
    • Tripoli
    • people
    • 6.5million
    • Economy
    • 95billion; economy depends on
    • the oil sector, 95% of export earnings, 25% of GDP
    • Issues
    • Border disputes between algeria
    • and niger
  6. Egypt
    • Egypt
    • Geography
    • Norther Africa, Bordering the
    • mediterranean Sea, Between Libya and Gaza Stip, and the red sea north of
    • sudan
    • Capital
    • Cairo
    • people
    • 76million
    • Economy
    • 442billion
    • Issues
    • Administers portions of Sudan
    • territory. Gaza breaches, several
    • islands are claimed by both Egypt and Sudan
  7. Sudan
    • Sudan
    • Geography
    • Norther Africa, Bordering the
    • red sea, egypt and Eritrea
    • Capital
    • Khartoum
    • people
    • 41million
    • Economy
    • 92billion, oil contributed to
    • economic boom, agriculture contributes to 30percent of the economy and
    • 80percent of employment
    • Issues
    • The Darfur crisis contributes
    • 250,000 of the total 500,000 Sudanese refugees outside of Sudan. Border disputes with Egypt, accuses Eritrea
    • of supporting malitias inside of Sudan

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