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August 19th, 2004
Sahara Marathon
Countries That Recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
COUNTRY DATE OF RECOGNITION
Madagascar February 28, 1976
Burundi March 1, 1976
Algeria March 6, 1976
Benin March 11, 1976 (revoked March 21, 1997)
Angola March 11, 1976
Mozambique March 13, 1976
Guinea- Bissau March 15, 1976 (revoked April 2, 1997)
North Korea March 16, 1976
Togo March 17, 1976 (revoked)
Rwanda April 1, 1976
South Yemen February 2, 1977
Seychelles October 25, 1977
Republic of the Congo June 3, 1978 (revoked September 13, 1996)
Sao Tome and Principe June 22, 1978 (revoked August 23, 1996)
Panama June 23, 1978
Tanzania November 9, 1978
Ethiopia February 24, 1979
Vietnam March 2, 1979
Cambodia April 10, 1979
Laos May 9, 1979
Afghanistan May 23, 1979
Cape Verde July 4, 1979
Grenada August 20, 1979
Ghana August 24, 1979
Guyana September 1, 1979
Dominica September 1, 1979 (revoked)
Saint Lucia September 1, 1979 (revoked)
Jamaica September 4, 1979
Uganda September 6, 1979
Nicaragua September 6, 1979
Mexico September 8, 1979
Lesotho October 9, 1979
Zambia October 12, 1979
Cuba January 20, 1980
Iran February 27, 1980
Sierra Leone March 27, 1980
Syria April 15, 1980
Libya April 15. 1980
Swaziland April 28, 1980 (revoked)
Botswana May 14, 1980
Zimbabwe July 3, 1980
Chad July 4, 1980 (revoked May 9, 1997)
Mali July 4, 1980
Costa Rica October 30, 1980
Vanuatu November, 27, 1980
Papua New Guinea August 12, 1981
Tuvalu August 12, 1981
Kiribati August 12, 1981
Nauru August 12, 1981
Solomon Islands August 12, 1981
Mauritius July 1, 1982
Venezuela August 3, 1982
Surinam August 11, 1982
Bolivia December 14, 1982
Ecuador November 14, 1983
Mauritania February 27, 1984
Burkina Faso March 4, 1984 (revoked June 5, 1996)
Peru August 16, 1984 (suspended relations in October 1996)
Nigeria November 12, 1984
Yugoslavia November 28, 1984
Colombia February 27, 1985
Liberia July 31, 1985 (revoked September 1997)
India October 1, 1985 (revoked June 26, 2000)
Guatemala April 10, 1986
Dominican Republic June 24, 1986
Trinidad and Tobago November 1, 1986
Belize November 18, 1986
St. Kitts and Nevis February 25, 1987
Antigua and Barbuda February 27, 1987
Albania December 29, 1987
Barbados February 27, 1988
El Salvador July 31, 1989
Honduras November 8, 1989
Namibia June 2, 1990
Malawi November 16, 1994
Source: Western Sahara Online

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