Tag: region

  • Guelmim-Es Semara

    With the southern half of the region of Guelmim-Es Semara falls into the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The region is home to around half a million people and has Guelmim as its capital city. The region of Guelmim-Es Semara covers 122 825 square kilometers and includes the provinces of Assa-Zag, Es Semara, Guelmim, Tan-Tan […]

  • Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra

    Most of this region falls within Western Sahara, which is subject to an ongoing dispute with regard to who has jurisdiction over the region. Around 260,000 people live in the region which has El Aaiun as its capital city. El Aaiun is easily reached via bus from major transportation hubs in the south of Morocco. […]

  • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz

    Situated in central Morocco, the population of the region of Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz is around 3.1 million. The capital of the region is the popular tourist destination of Marrakech. This well visited region covers some 31 160 square kilometers and encompasses the prefectures of Marrakech Medina, Marrakech Menara and Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, as well as […]

  • Music

    Rhythms of Moroccan music One of the richest aspects of Morocco’s culture is its music. Made up of more than twenty-five different types, Moroccan music reflects the richness of its diversity and echoes its present and past history. Depending on which region of the country you visit, you will be sure to hear the sounds of Andalusian, Berber, Raï, Chaabi or Gnawa permeating the air.

  • Marrakech

    Marrakech is truly the city of entertainment in Morocco. In the center of Marrakech is a square, Djemaa el Fna, which is the operating point for entertainers such as acrobats, drummers, dancers, pipe musicians, comedians and storytellers. There's plenty of choice for meals, including the Djemaa el Fna food stalls, many inexpensive cafe-restaurants and a number of up-market palace-restaurants ...

  • Grand Casablanca

    Situated along the coast of north-western Morocco, the region of Grand Casablanca, with a population close to 3.9 million, is the most densely populated region of Morocco. The capital city of the region is the popular tourist destination of Casablanca. The 1,615 square kilometer region of Grand Casablanca includes the prefectures of Ain Chock Hay […]

  • Fès-Boulemane

    Situated in northern Morocco, the region of Fes-Boulemane is home to more than 1.5 million people. The capital city of the region is the popular tourist destination of Fez. The 19,795 square kilometer region of Fes-Boulemane encompasses the prefectures of Fes-Dar-Dbibegh, Moulay Yacoub and Sefrou, as well as the province of Boulemane. There are a […]

  • Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen

    Situated in north-western Morocco, the region of Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen has a population of more than 1.8 million. The capital city of the region is Kenitra. The Gharb is a vital agricultural region, producing massive crops of rice, sugar cane and strawberries. A variety of factories have been set up so as to process a portion […]

  • Chaouia-Ouardigha

    Situated in north-central Morocco, the region of Chaouia-Ouardigha has a population of more than 1.6 million. The city of Settat is the capital of the region. Encompassing an area of 7 010 square kilometers, the region of Chaouia-Ouardigha includes the provinces of Settat, Kouribga and Ben Slimane. There are many interesting places to explore in […]

  • Doukkala-Abda

    Situated in west-Central Morocco, the region of Doukkala-Abda has a population of close to 2 million. The capital city of the region is Safi. Within the 13 285 square kilometer region of Doukkala-Abda is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mazagan which now forms part of the city of El Jadida. This is certainly a […]