designation for the north African coast along the Mediterranean from Egypt to Morocco
"West" in Arabic, used for Morocco and the North African countries
The Arabic word for West, this term refers to the North African countries Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco. Libya is sometimes considered part of the Maghreb.
Northwest Africa, chiefly Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.
The Maghreb (Ø§Ù„Ù…ØºØ±Ø¨ Ø§Ù„Ø¹Ø±Ø¨ÙŠ ; also rendered Maghrib (or rarely Moghreb), meaning "place of sunset" or "western" in Arabic, is the region of Africa north of the Sahara Desert and west of the Nile — specifically, coinciding with the Atlas Mountains. Geopolitically, the area includes Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya, Western Sahara, and sometimes Mauritania, which is often placed in West Africa instead. Except Western Sahara, all these countries are member states of the Arab Maghreb Union.