Situated in north-eastern Morocco, with Algeria and Spanish Melilla as neighbors, the region of Oriental has a population of close to 2 million and has Oujda as its capital city.

The Oriental region of Morocco encompasses and area of 82,900 square kilometers. It includes the provinces of Berkane, Figuig, Jerada, Nador and Taourirt, and the prefecture of Oujda-Angad. The city of Oujda is a great tourist destination. Visitors will appreciate the vibrant nightlife, historical attractions, musical shows, great food and fantastic accommodation. The region in general has numerous culturally rich towns, and is also known for its agricultural sector. Rural tourism is also popular in the region of Oriental and provides many opportunities for travelers to really get to know the local people.


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