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Laayoune Plage, Western Sahara


Alternative Names:Laayoune Plage, Playa de Aaiun, Playa de Aaiún, Playa del Aaiun, Playa del Aaiún
Type:Populated place - a city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work
Mindat.org Region:Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, Morocco
Region:Western Sahara
Latitude:27° 5' 45" N
Longitude:13° 24' 56" W
Lat/Long (dec):27.09611,-13.41583
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Population:10,450 (2013)
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Dchira, Western Sahara27° 1' 33" N13° 3' 6" W36.9km (22.9 miles)
Northwest Africa 773 Lunar meteorite (NWA 773), Dchira, Western Sahara26° 46' 0" N12° 49' 0" W69.8km (43.4 miles)
Itqiy meteorite, al-Saqiyah al-Hamra'a (Saguia el Hamra), Western Sahara26° 35' 26" N12° 57' 7" W72.6km (45.1 miles)
Al Haggounia 001 meteorite, Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab, Morocco27° 30' 0" N12° 30' 0" W101.0km (62.8 miles)
Bu Craa (Bou Craa), Laâyoune Province, Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, Morocco26° 19' 6" N12° 51' 7" W103.0km (64.0 miles)
Morro de Jable, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 3' 5" N14° 19' 51" W139.4km (86.6 miles)
FV-2 Roadcuts west of Barranca de Butihondo, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 4' 9" N14° 18' 40" W139.6km (86.8 miles)
Road FV-2, Esquinzo-Butihondo, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 4' 44" N14° 18' 24" W140.2km (87.1 miles)
Road FV-2-Ravine of Cruzuela, La Lajita, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 11' 21" N14° 7' 55" W140.5km (87.3 miles)
El Charco, Gran Tarajal, Tuineje, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 14' 18" N14° 1' 45" W140.7km (87.4 miles)
Port road outcrop, Morro de Jable, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 3' 12" N14° 21' 3" W140.8km (87.5 miles)
Outcrop on the road FV-2, La Lajita, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 10' 54" N14° 10' 1" W141.6km (88.0 miles)
FV-605 Road Cutting east of La Pared, Pájara, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 12' 39" N14° 12' 34" W146.6km (91.1 miles)
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Puerto de la Peña - Cueva de Lobos area, Fuerteventura Basal Complex, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 23' 59" N14° 9' 24" W162.3km (100.8 miles)
Quarry at the FV-10, La Matilla, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas Province, Canary Islands, Spain28° 33' 50" N13° 57' 37" W171.8km (106.7 miles)
Smara, Es-Semara Province, Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, Morocco26° 44' 30" N11° 40' 42" W176.7km (109.8 miles)
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Nearby features from geonames.org

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Port LaayounePort27° 5' 33" N13° 25' 44" W1.4km (0.8 miles)
Médano de AaiúnDune(s)27° 7' 0" N13° 25' 0" W2.3km (1.4 miles)
Fondeadero de El AaiúnAnchorage27° 4' 44" N13° 26' 13" W2.8km (1.8 miles)
Huisi AotmanWell27° 3' 0" N13° 24' 0" W5.4km (3.3 miles)
Graret RamlaGrazing area27° 7' 41" N13° 21' 19" W7.0km (4.3 miles)
TamegduletDune(s)27° 7' 0" N13° 19' 59" W8.5km (5.3 miles)
Foum el OuedPopulated place27° 10' 24" N13° 23' 55" W8.8km (5.5 miles)
El Aaiún mediumwave transmitter, Mast SouthTower27° 10' 21" N13° 21' 40" W10.1km (6.3 miles)
El Aaiún mediumwave transmitter, Mast NorthTower27° 10' 25" N13° 21' 40" W10.2km (6.3 miles)
Foum al WadWadi mouth27° 11' 35" N13° 23' 18" W11.1km (6.9 miles)

Regions in mindat.org that contain this locality

RegionType
African PlateTectonic Plate
MoroccoCountry
Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, MoroccoRegion
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Western SaharaDisputed Territory

Regions in GADM Database

RegionGADM number
Western Sahara, Laayoune253.3.0.0.0.0
 
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