Rio de Oro
1884-1924
History of Northern Africa Spanish Sahara
1939-1976





Spanish Sahara, 1924-1939



In 1924, the hitherto separately administrated regions of Rio de Oro and LA AGUERA were merged to form the Spanish Sahara. In 1934, the Spanish captured ESSEMARA, the last major place resisting Spanish rule.






EXTERNAL
FILES
History of the Western Sahara, from Infoplease
DOCUMENTS
REFERENCE Article : Spain : Colonies, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1925 pp.1310-1311, 1926 pp.1273-1274, 1928 pp.1313-1314, 1929 pp.1288-1289, 1932 pp.1303-1304, 1937 pp.1334-1335 [G]



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