Ben Guerir (Arabic: بن ڭرير, Berber languages: ⴱⴻⵏ ⴳⵔⵉⵔ, romanized: Ben Grir) is a university town and military town that serves as the capital of Rehamna Province in central Morocco, in the Marrakesh-Safi region. it hosts Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Ben Guerir Air Base. The city is known for the production of phosphate rock, OCP Group announced plans to make Ben Guerir into a green city. According to the 2014 Moroccan census Ben Guerir has a population of 88,626 inhabitants,[1] up from 62,693 in 2004.[2], The city is in the territory of the Rahamna tribe.

Ben Guerir
بن ڭرير
Ben Grir / ⴱⴻⵏ ⴳⵔⵉⵔ
City
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Ben Guerir is located in Morocco
Ben Guerir
Ben Guerir
Ben Guerir is located in Africa
Ben Guerir
Ben Guerir
Coordinates: 32°14′34.82″N 7°57′34.54″W / 32.2430056°N 7.9595944°W / 32.2430056; -7.9595944
CountryMorocco
RegionMarrakesh-Safi
ProvinceRehamna
Government
 • MayorThami Mouhib
Elevation
449 m (1,473 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total88,626

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  1. ^ a b "POPULATION LÉGALE DES RÉGIONS, PROVINCES, PRÉFECTURES, MUNICIPALITÉS, ARRONDISSEMENTS ET COMMUNES DU ROYAUME D'APRÈS LES RÉSULTATS DU RGPH 2014" (in Arabic and French). High Commission for Planning, Morocco. 8 April 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ Morocco 2004 Census