Western Sahara: Polity Style: 1976-2016

27 Feb 1976 independence proclaimed [1]
27 Feb 1976 - al-Jumhūriyya al-‘Arabiyya al-Ṣaḥrawiyya al-Dīmuqraṭiyya [2]

[1] The ceremony of proclamation of the independence took place shortly after 00:00 28 Feb 1976 at Bir Lahlou; the proclamation is dated 27 Feb 1976.
[2] Exists de facto on the "liberated territory", while Morocco claims and administers the overwhelming part of Western Sahara as provinces.
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