Meknès-Tafilalt (Arabic: مكناس تافيلالت (Meknes-Tafilelt), Berber: Meknas-Tafilalt) was one of the sixteen former regions of Morocco that existed from 1997 to 2015. It was situated in north-central Morocco, bordering Algeria. It covered an area of 79,210 km² and record a population of 2,316,865 in the 2014 census. The capital was Meknes.
Mosaic fountain, Meknes
Location in Morocco
|• Total||79,210 km2 (30,580 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (WEST)|
The region was subdivided into the following prefectures and provinces:
- Prefecture of Meknès (now part of the Fès-Meknès Region)
- El Hajeb Province (now part of the Fès-Meknès Region)
- Errachidia Province (now part of the Drâa-Tafilalet Region)
- Ifrane Province (now part of the Fès-Meknès Region)
- Khénifra Province (now part of the Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region)
- Midelt Province (now part of the Drâa-Tafilalet Region)
- Law, Gwillim. "Regions of Morocco". Statoids. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
- "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 April 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- Royaume du Maroc (18 June 2009). "Bulletin Officiel № 5744" (PDF) (in French). p. 1018. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 10, 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
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