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Marrakesh

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are located here, including Najm de Marrakech, KAC Marrakech, Mouloudia de Marrakech and Chez Ali Club de Marrakech. The Marrakesh Street Circuit hosts the World Touring Car Championship, Auto GP World Series and FIA Formula Two Championship races. Etymology The exact meaning of the name is debated. The probable origin of the name Marrakesh is from the Berber (Berber language) (Amazigh) words ''mur (n) akush'' (ⵎⵓⵔ ⵏ ⴰⴽⵓⵛ), which


Ouarzazate

, Khouribga (Khouribga Province), Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat-Sale*, Safi (Safi Province), Settat (Settat Province), Sidi Kacem, Tangier, Tan-Tan (Tan-Tan Province), Taounate, Taroudannt, Tata (Tata Province), Taza (Taza Province), Tetouan, Tiznit (Tiznit Province); three additional provinces of Ad Dakhla (Oued Eddahab), Boujdour, and Es Smara as well as parts

of Tan-Tan and Laayoune fall within Moroccan-claimed Western Sahara. Morocco is divided also into 37 provinces and 2 wilayas*: Agadir, Al Hoceima, Azilal, Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane, Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida (El Jadida (province)), El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Khenifra, Khouribga, Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech

International Airport '''Focus city''' **Ouarzazate - Ouarzazate Airport **Oujda - Angads Airport '''Taroudant''' ( ) is a Moroccan (Morocco) city located in the Sous Valley in the southern part of the country. It is situated east of Agadir on the road to Ouarzazate and the Sahara desert and south of Marrakech. It is called the "Grandmother of Marrakech" because it looks like a smaller Marrakech with its


Essaouira

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website footnotes , ''as-Ṣawīra'') is a city in the western Moroccan (Morocco) economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, on the Atlantic coast (Atlantic Ocean). The city was known in the time of 11th-century Geographer al-Bakri and, as he reported, was called Sidi Megdoul. In the 16th-century

an ordinance of January 21, 1765. From the time of its rebuilding by Muhammad III until the end of the nineteenth century, Essaouira served as Morocco's principal port, offering the goods of the caravan trade to the world. The route brought goods from sub-Saharan Africa to Timbuktu, then through the desert and over the Atlas mountains to Marrakech. The road from Marrakech to Essaouira is a straight line, explaining the king's choice of this port among the many


Oujda

Rabat FAR of Rabat, the next year MCO (MC Oujda) played his 4th successive final against the FUS of Rabat (FUS Rabat) and won the cup, in 1962 MCO (MC Oujda) won his last Throne cup against the Kawkab Athletic Club of Marrakech (KAC Marrakech). Winners of the Throne Cup of Morocco After teen years, the Mouloudya of Oujda (MC Oujda) came back to win in 1972 the Maghreb Cup,

(Category:Oujda) Category:Cities in Morocco Air Casablanca's main airport is Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco's busiest airport. Regular domestic flights serve Marrakech, Rabat, Agadir, Oujda, and Tangier, Laayoune as well as other cities. Casa-Voyageurs is the main inter-city station, from which trains run south to Marrakech or El Jadida and north to Mohammedia and Rabat, and then on either to Tangier or Meknes, Fes, Taza

city is its main port, Casablanca. Other cities include Agadir, Essaouira, Fes, Marrakech, Meknes, Mohammadia, Oujda, Ouarzazat, Safi (Safi, Morocco), Salé, Tangier and Tétouan. Morocco is divided into 37 provinces and 2 wilayas*: Agadir, Al Hoceima, Azilal (Azilal Province), Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane (Ben Slimane Province), Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida Province El


Fes

were constructed that unified the medinas. Under Almoravid patronage the largest expansion and renovation of the Al-Kairouan mosque took place (1134-1143). Although the capital was moved to Marrakech and Tlemcen under the Almoravids, Fez acquired a reputation for Maliki legal scholarship and became an important centre of trade. Almoravid impact on the city's structure was such that the second Almoravid ruler, Ibn Tashfin, is often considered to be the second founder of Fes. ref

to Marrakech. Early in the 17th century the town returned to Moroccan control under Ahmad al-Mansur. ''Morocco and the Ottomans: The Sixteenth Century in North Africa'' by Michael Brett p.334 After the fall of the Saadi Dynasty (Saadi dynasty) (1649), Fez was a major trading post of the Barbary Coast of North Africa. Until the 19th century it was the only source of Fez

of religious education and negligence of Islamic law among his southern Sanhaja people. With Abu Imran's recommendation, Yahya ibn Ibrahim made his way to the ''ribat'' of Waggag ibn Zelu in the Sous valley of southern Morocco, to seek out a Maliki teacher for his people. Waggag assigned him one of his residents, Abdallah ibn Yasin. Casa-Voyageurs is the main inter-city station, from which trains run south to Marrakech or El Jadida and north to Mohammedia and Rabat


Agadir

; Moroccan Arabic: ) is a major city in central coastal Morocco, the capital of Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane province (MA-AGD) and of the Souss-Massa-Drâa economic region some 508 km to the south of Casablanca, 173 km south of Essaouira and 235 km southwest of Marrakech via the Casablanca–Marrakesh expressway A majority of its inhabitants speak Amazigh (Berber) as their mother tongue. The city is located

;RGHP" Information on the population of Agadir from different sources is contradictory. Agadir is one of the major urban centres of Morocco, the seventh largest conurbation of the country after Casablanca, Rabat, Fez (Fes), Marrakech, Meknes, and Tangier. The population density is quite high. Three languages are spoken in the city: Arabic (mainly Darija, which is the Moroccan Arabic dialect); ''Ta-Chelh-it'' (or Shilha

, and a pleasure boat port with marina. Agadir was the premier sardine port in the world in the 1980s and has a famous beach stretching over 10 km with one of the finest seafront promenades in the world. Its climate has 340 days of sunshine per year which allows for swimming all year round. The winter is unusually warm and summer heat is never oppressive (summer haze however is common). Agadir is the premier tourist destination in the country, a claim sometimes disputed by Marrakech


Kenitra

on June 8, 1956. * Finland has an embassy in Rabat, an honorary consulate general in Casablanca, and other honorary consulates in Agadir, Kenitra, Marrakech, Safi (Safi, Morocco), and Tangiers. Embassy of Finland in Rabat (in Finnish, Swedish and French) * Morocco has an embassy in Helsinki. Morocco is divided into 37 provinces and 2 wilayas*: Agadir

, Al Hoceima, Azilal (Azilal Province), Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane (Ben Slimane Province), Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida (El Jadida Province), El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Rommani, Khenifra, Khouribga (Khouribga Province), Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat-Sale*, Safi

, Azilal, Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane, Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida (El Jadida (province)), El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Khenifra, Khouribga, Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat-Sale*, Safi (Safi, Morocco), Settat, Sidi Kacem, Tangier, Tan-Tan, Taounate


Rabat

airport is Rabat-Salé Airport. Trains thumb Rabat-Ville Train Station (File:Train of Morocco.jpg) Rabat is served by two principal railway stations run by the national rail service, the ONCF. Rabat-Agdal is the main inter-city station, from which trains run south to Marrakech or El Jadida and north to Tanger, and then on either to Meknes, Fes, Taza and Oujda. Tram thumb Rabat-Salé tramway (File:Tramway de Rabat-Salé.jpg) The Rabat

in Vienna (Austria) and an honorary consulate in Zagreb. Air Casablanca's main airport is Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco's busiest airport. Regular domestic flights serve Marrakech, Rabat, Agadir, Oujda, and Tangier, Laayoune as well as other cities. Casa-Voyageurs is the main inter-city station, from which trains run south to Marrakech or El Jadida and north to Mohammedia and Rabat, and then on either to Tangier

or Meknes, Fes, Taza and Oujda. A dedicated airport shuttle service to Mohammed V International Airport also has its primary in-city stop at this station, for connections on to further destinations. * Finland recognised Morocco's independence on June 8, 1956. * Finland has an embassy in Rabat, an honorary consulate general in Casablanca, and other honorary consulates in Agadir, Kenitra, Marrakech, Safi (Safi, Morocco), and Tangiers. http


El Aaiún

wilayas*: Agadir, Al Hoceima, Azilal (Azilal Province), Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane (Ben Slimane Province), Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida (El Jadida Province), El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Rommani, Khenifra, Khouribga (Khouribga Province), Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat

, Al Hoceima, Azilal, Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane, Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida (El Jadida (province)), El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Khenifra, Khouribga, Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat-Sale*, Safi (Safi, Morocco), Settat, Sidi Kacem, Tangier, Tan-Tan

, El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Khenifra, Khouribga, Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat-Sale*, Safi (Safi, Morocco), Settat, Sidi Kacem, Tangier, Tan-Tan, Taounate, Taroudannt, Tata (Tata, Morocco), Taza, Tetouan, Tiznit; three additional provinces of Ad Dakhla ( Oued


Meknes

, honey, olive oil or butter, anise, fennel, sesame seeds, and cinnamon to make "Sellou" (also called "Zamita" in Meknes or "Slilou" in Marrakech), a sweet snack known for its long shelf life and high nutritive value. Casa-Voyageurs is the main inter-city station, from which trains run south to Marrakech or El Jadida and north to Mohammedia and Rabat, and then on either to Tangier or Meknes, Fes, Taza and Oujda. A dedicated

, Fes, Marrakech, Meknes, Mohammadia, Oujda, Ouarzazat, Safi (Safi, Morocco), Salé, Tangier and Tétouan. Morocco is divided into 37 provinces and 2 wilayas*: Agadir, Al Hoceima, Azilal (Azilal Province), Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane (Ben Slimane Province), Boulemane, Casablanca*, Chaouen, El Jadida (El Jadida Province), El Kelaa des Sraghna, Er Rachidia, Essaouira, Fes, Figuig

, Guelmim, Ifrane, Kenitra, Khemisset, Rommani, Khenifra, Khouribga (Khouribga Province), Laayoune (El Aaiún), Larache, Marrakech, Meknes, Nador, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat-Sale*, Safi (Safi Province), Settat (Settat Province), Sidi Kacem, Tangier, Tan-Tan (Tan-Tan Province), Taounate, Taroudannt, Tata (Tata Province), Taza (Taza Province), Tetouan, Tiznit (Tiznit Province); three additional provinces of Ad


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