The region Laayoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra

Overview of the region

Enjoying a strategic location between sub-Saharan Africa and the northern regions of Morocco and the European continent, the region of Laayoune-Boujdour-Sakia Al Hamra is a remarkable land of trade and commerce.

The region is equipped with modern and efficient infrastructure connecting the region and its people to the world. It is also particularly known for its seafood resources.

It also offers a full exemption from income taxes and local taxes.

iconDim139,480 km²iconhabmore than 256,152 inhabitantsiconLocalBoujdour City

Strengths of the region

Geographical Location

The region of Laayoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra extends over an area of 139.480 km² at the heart of the Moroccan Sahara and covers about 20 % of the national territory. It is bordered by:

  • The region of Guelmim-Es-Smara in the north.
  • The region of Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira in the south.
  • The Islamic Republic of Mauritania in the east.
  • The Atlantic Ocean in the west.

All these features make of this part of the country a convenient melting pot for economic exchange and facilitate its positioning among those national regions which are suitable for investment.

Infrastructures & potentials

ico-zone International proximity
An international airport in Laâyoune City
Aircraft parking area: 75000m² (it can accommodate Boeing 747 and Boeing 737 and the like)
Terminal: 5500m2

ico-route Optimal connection to all parts of Morocco
A road network of 1447Km
267 km of roads are under construction to link the rural areas as well as the fishing villages located along the coast with the rest of the region

ico-portuaire 3 fishing ports
A coastline on the Atlantic Ocean which stretches over 580 km

ico-pole A booming industrial area

 ico-reseau A developed telecommunications network, such as cellular, fiber optics, and satellite networks to facilitate the exchange of computerized data

Source: Regional Investment Center of the region of Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra

Our parks in the region

  • localisation

Contact us

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Tel. : +212 537 57 66 78


Key figures

chiffre c Area: 139,480 Km²

Population : 256.152 inhabitants

Urbanization rate: 92%