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مكناس تافيلالت
Mosaic fountain, Meknes
Mosaic fountain, Meknes
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Country  Morocco
Capital Meknès
 • Wali Mohamed Faouzi
 • Total 79,210 km2 (30,580 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 2,316,865
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Meknès-Tafilalet (Berber: Meknas-Tafilalt) is one of the old sixteen regions of Morocco.[1] It is situated in north-central Morocco, bordering Algeria. It covers an area of 79,210 km² and has a population of 2,316,865 (2014 census).[2] The capital is Meknès.


  • History 1
  • Administrative divisions 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Considerable prehistory is evidenced within the region, notably the ruined ancient city of Volubilis, which was originally settled by Phoenicians and Romans.[3]

Administrative divisions

The region is subdivided into the following prefectures and provinces:[4]

See also


  1. ^ Maroc (2007) published by Michelin, 526 pages ISBN 2-06-712185-5, ISBN 978-2-06-712185-0
  2. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  3. ^ , The Megalithic Portal, editor A. Burnham (2007)VolubilisC.Michael Hogan,
  4. ^ Royaume du Maroc (18 June 2009). "Bulletin Officiel № 5744" (PDF) (in French). p. 1018. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 

External links

  • City Meknes

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