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.[1] 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.[2] The capital was Meknes.

مكناس تافيلالت
Mosaic fountain, Meknes
Mosaic fountain, Meknes
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 33°53′N 5°33′W / 33.883°N 5.550°W / 33.883; -5.550
Country Morocco
EstablishedMarch 1997
AbolishedSeptember 2015
 • Total79,210 km2 (30,580 sq mi)
 (2014 census)
 • Total2,316,865
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)

Administrative divisions edit

The region was subdivided into the following prefectures and provinces:[3]

References edit

  1. ^ Law, Gwillim. "Regions of Morocco". Statoids. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
  3. ^ 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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