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Adrar Region: Adrar is a large administrative region in Mauritania, named for the Adrar Plateau.
- also known as Vii, Région De L’ Adrar, Septième Région, Region De L' Adrar, Regiondeladrar, Septieme Region
- country: Mauritania
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An Encyclopedia by John A. Shoup III
The Bafur are mentioned in early Islamic geographies and histories as occupying the Adrar region of central Mauritania south to the Senegal River. They were fierce adversaries of the pastoral nomadic Berber Sanhajah and at first resisted ...
by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle
But the Adrar region of the north had yet to be subdued. With help from Morocco, the Maures in the north, led by Ma al Aynin, resisted French conquest until 1912. In 1920 the French Colony of Mauritania was proclaimed. Divided into cercles ...
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