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Sister cities of Tifariti

Tifariti (also transliterated "Tifarita"; Arabic: تيفاريتي) is an oasis town located in north-eastern Western Sahara, east of the Moroccan Berm, 138 km. from Smara and 15 km. north the Mauritanian border. It is part of what POLISARIO call the Liberated Territories and Morocco call the Buffer Zone. It has a hospital, a school, a mosque and a museum. It is also the head of the 2nd military region of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

It is also the name of a Daïra of the Wilaya of Smara, in the Sahrawi refugee camps.

In 2010, the population of Tifariti is estimated around 3,000 persons.

Tifariti is located between the traditional spiritual centre of the Sahara founded by the Ma El Ainin, Smara (177 km) and the Algerian town of Tindouf (320 km), where the Sahrawi refugee camps are located.

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