Souss-Massa-Drâa

Souss-Massa-Drâa (Arabic: سوس ماسة درعة; Berber languages: ⵙⵓⵙ ⵎⴰⵙⴰ ⴷⵔⴰ) was formerly one of the sixteen regions of Morocco from 1997 to 2015. It covered an area of 70,880 km² and had a population of 3,601,917 (2014 census). The capital is Agadir. One of the major languages spoken in this region of Morocco is tasoussit variant of Tashelhit.

Souss-Massa-Drâa
  • سوس ماسة درعة
  • ⵙⵓⵙ ⵎⴰⵙⴰ ⴷⵔⴰ
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 30°26′N 9°36′W / 30.433°N 9.600°W / 30.433; -9.600Coordinates: 30°26′N 9°36′W / 30.433°N 9.600°W / 30.433; -9.600
Country Morocco
Created1997
AbolishedSeptember 2015
CapitalAgadir
Area
 • Total70,880 km2 (27,370 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total3,601,917
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The region was made up of the following provinces and prefectures:

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