Maghreb

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خلفة المغرب
Khalifat al-Maghreb
Caliphate of Maghreb
Conventional short name:
Local: المغرب
al-Maghreb
English: Maghreb
State flag of Maghreb
Cities:  
 Capital: Marakesh
 Largest:
 Other:

Maghreb is a country in northwestern Africa.

History

The Maghreb today was formed out of the former French Morocco and the former French colony of Mauritanie. The Maghreb's proper name is the Caliphate of the Maghreb. Inside the country operate several anti-government forces united under the banner of Les Forces de Liberations Africaines du Maghreb - African Liberation Forces of the Maghreb.

Flag of the Kingdom of Er-Rif

Between 1920 and 1926 there existed a state within the territory of today's Maghreb called the Kingdom of Er-Rif.

Flag of the French protectorate of Morocco, 1912-1946
Flag of the Castillean protectorate of Morocco, 1912-1949
Flag of the Kingdom of Morocco, 1946-1948

Geography

Borders

North: Ceuta, Melilla, Oran, Algeria, Mediterranean Sea.
West: Castilian West Africa, Atlantic Ocean.
South: Mali, Libya.
East: Tunisia (Two Sicilies).

Air Force roundel
Flag of Forces de Liberations Africains de Maghreb

FLAM (Forces de Liberations Africains de Maghreb) is comprised of several separate anti-government groups in a loose association. This flag has been seen outside Maghreb used by opponents of the Caliphate, including at the office of the Free Maghreb Movement in Lagos, Gold Coast.

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