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El Marsa, Western Sahara

El Marsa Arabic: المرسى‎‎ is a port city in Western Sahara.

According to the Moroccan authorities, El Marsa belongs to Laayoune Province in the region of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra. Its population in 2004 is 10,229, the second-largest in the province and third in the region. It has a seaport on the Atlantic Ocean and therefore is also known as Laayoune Plage. The town also has a hospital.

El Marsa is to the west of El Aaiún, on the N1, Morocco's main highway, which also goes into the Western Sahara, where it is the last settlement south until Boujdour.

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