Region: Dakhla Oued Ed Dahab
The Dakhla-Oued Ed Dahab region is simply characterized by an exceptional cultural, human, natural and historical richness. It has a vast desert, plains, mountains and oases, sheltering a rare and diverse flora and fauna, as well as numerous sites of historical significance which constitute an important archaeological heritage of this region.
The region is bounded to the south by the Eddakhla-Oued Eddahab region, to the north by the Guelmim-Oued Noun region, to the east by Mauritania and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra region is home to 367,758 inhabitants, which represents 1.1% of the national population dispersed over an area of 142,865 km2.
It is the southern and the largest region of Morocco. Also known as the gateway to Morocco on sub-Saharan Africa, it is an almost empty region but rich in historical events that attract so many archaeologists from the region, there are still some writings, engravings, Vestiges such as monoliths, which are there as a testimony of the passage of man hundreds of years ago.