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Taliouine (Berber languages: ⵜⴰⵍⵉⵡⵉⵏ, Arabic: تاليوين‎) is a town in Taroudant Province, Souss-Massa, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 5,844. The primary language used in Taliouine is the (Berber) variety Tashelhit.[1]

Taliouine

Berber languages: ⵜⴰⵍⵉⵡⵉⵏ, Arabic: تاليوين
Town
View of the kasbah of Taliouine
View of the kasbah of Taliouine
Taliouine is located in Morocco
Taliouine
Taliouine
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 30°31′58″N 7°55′32″W / 30.53278°N 7.92556°W / 30.53278; -7.92556
Country Morocco
RegionSouss-Massa
ProvinceTaroudant
languages(Berber)
Population
(2004)
 • Total5,844
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)
A street in Taliouine

Taliouine is famous for its production of saffron and is one of the main exporters of this spice worldwide. The town celebrates Anmugar Amadal N Zafran, Le Festival International de Safran every year in winter (usually November), the season in which the saffron flower germinates


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2012-12-10.

Coordinates: 30°31′58″N 7°55′32″W / 30.53278°N 7.92556°W / 30.53278; -7.92556