Country codes of Western SaharaWestern Sahara

Western Sahara, formally known as -, is located in Northern Africa, which is a subregion of Africa. The capital city of Western Sahara is El-Aaiun. For international communication, Western Sahara is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Western Sahara is 732, while its ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly known as the 2-letter country code, is EH. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, often referred to as the 3-letter country code, is ESH.

When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Western Sahara is +212. This code is essential for initiating calls to Western Sahara phone numbers. Online, Western Sahara websites are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .eh. This domain suffix is indicative of websites associated with Western Sahara, offering users a clear indication of their geographic origin.

The currency utilized in Western Sahara is the Moroccan Dirham, denoted by the currency alphabetic code MAD. Commonly known as the Moroccan Dirham, it is the financial cornerstone of transactions within the country. For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Western Sahara, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal name-
CapitalEl-Aaiun
regionAfrica
Sub regionNorthern Africa

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2EH
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3ESH
ISO 3166-1 Numeric732

Dialing Code

Dialing code+212

Other Country Codes

Top Level Domain.eh
License plate codeME
UN m49 code732
GAUL code268
MARC codess
FIPS codeWI
WMO code EH
IOC code-
EDGAR codeU5
FIFA codeSAH
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code
Moroccan DirhamMAD504

Timezones

TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
Africa/El_Aaiun+01:00+00:00

Neighbouring countries

CountryCapitalISO codesDialing codeTLD
Flag of AlgeriaAlgeriaAlgiersDZ / DZA+213.dz
Flag of MauritaniaMauritaniaNouakchottMR / MRT+222.mr
Flag of MoroccoMoroccoRabatMA / MAR+212.ma

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FAQs

Western Sahara is situated in Northern Africa, which is a subregion of the continent of Africa.

El-Aaiun serves as the capital of Western Sahara.

The ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Western Sahara is 732, the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 or two-letter country code is EH, and the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 or three-letter country code is ESH. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Western Sahara is +212.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Western Sahara-specific internet addresses ends with .eh.

The currency code of Western Sahara includes the currency alphabetic code MAD and the currency numeric code 504. The currency is referred to as the Moroccan Dirham. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code of Western Sahara is ME.

The UN M49 code for Western Sahara is 732. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Western Sahara is 268. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Western Sahara is ss. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Western Sahara is WI. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Western Sahara is  EH. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Western Sahara is -. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Western Sahara is U5. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Western Sahara is SAH. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.

The GS1 GTIN code for Western Sahara is -. GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit, international organization developing and maintaining standards, including barcodes. The most well-known of these standards is the barcode, a symbol printed on products that can be electronically scanned.