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OuarzazatOuarzazate ( Berber: nicknamed The door of the desert, is a city and capital of Ouarzazate Province in Drâa-Tafilalet region of south-central Morocco. Ouarzazate is at an elevation of 1,160 metres (3,810 ft) in the middle of a bare plateau south of the High Atlas Mountains. To the south of the town is the desert. The Ouarzazate solar power station invested and created by the Arab League is expected to open its first phase in December 2015. Show Ouarzazaton the map
TinghirTinghir or Tinerhir (Arabic: تنغير‎‎, Tamazight: ⵜⵉⵏⵖⵉⵔ) is a city in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet, south of the High Atlas and north of the Little Atlas in southeastern Morocco. It is the capital of Tinghir Province.Its name originally referred to the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, but its area has expanded to encompass surrounding villages and refers to the entire oasis. Show Tinghiron the map
ZagoraZagora (Berber language: Tazagurt, Arabic: زاكورة‎‎) is a town in the Draa River valley in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of southeastern Morocco. It is flanked by the mountain Zagora from which the town got its name. Originally it was called 'Tazagourt' the singular of plural 'Tizigirt' Berber for 'twinpeaks', referring to the fortress of the Murabitun, or Almoravid, people. In old European maps the mountain Zagora is already indicated but the town itself was only built in the 20th century. On the top of the Zagora mountain the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. The exact location of the former Almoravid mosque is still a matter of dispute.Each year the moussem (festival) of the Sufi saint moulay Abdelkader Jilali is celebrated at Zagora.Languages spoken Show Zagoraon the map
ImilchilImilchil (Berber: إملشيل‎‎) is a small town in Midelt Province of central Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains with a population of about 1858. It is located at an elevation of 2119 m in the valley of Assif Melloul (\"white river\"). The area of Imilchil is home to the Ait Hdiddou tribe, belonging to the Ait Yafelman confederation, and the inhabitants speak Central Atlas Tamazight. Some locations to visit are the caves of Akhiam, the Agouni waterfalls, the Ziz Gorges and Valley and the ksars of the area. Show Imilchilon the map
GoulmimaGoulmima (Arabisation of the Amazigh word Igelmimen (the lakes))(Berber: ݣلميمة‎‎) is a Berber city in Morocco situated in the province of Errachidia, in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet. An agricultural oasis, it is fed by the Wadi Gheris from the central High Atlas mountains. Like other settlements in Tafilalet, it was built as a fortified village or ksar. One of the most important ones, Ighrem n'Igoulmimen (Ksar Goulmima), is in the process of restoration. Not just a historical location, several hundred people still live in the ksar. Show Goulmimaon the map
ArfoudErfoud (Berber: Arfud; Arabic: أرفود‎‎) is an oasis town in the Sahara Desert, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region in eastern Morocco. It is divided into several districts: Hay Salam, Hay Jdid, Hay Ziz, Hay el Bathaa, Hay Annahda, and Hay el Hamri. Due to its proximity to Merzouga desert village in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, Erfoud has developed tourist-related infrastructures such as hotels and restaurants. Show Arfoudon the map
ReçaniRissani is a town in Errachidia Province in eastern Morocco, located near Erfoud. It is the closest town of significant size to the Erg Chebbi, the largest sand desert in Morocco. Its population in 2004 was 20,469. The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, third great-grandfather of Moulay Cherif, founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco, is located on the southern edge of town. Show Reçanion the map
TaznakhtTaznakht (Amazigh : Taznaxt) is a town in Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet region, southern Morocco, on the road from Ouarzazate to Agadir. It had an estimated population of 9,149 in 2013, growing from just 3,813 in 1994. It should not be confused with Tazenakht, which is a village near Errachidia, also in southern Morocco, but more than 400 km further northeast. Show Taznakhton the map
TelouetTelouet is a Kasbah along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. It lies at an elevation of 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) and was the seat of the El Glaoui family's power. The palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. In 2010, work was underway to restore the property. Show Teloueton the map
ErrachidiaErrachidia (Arabic: ar-Rachīdīya) is a city in Morocco, located in the province of Errachidia, in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet. Its name is derived from the Arabian . tribe which majorily inhabit the city. It was formerly known as \"Ksar es-Souk\". is a majorilly Arabic speaking town in eastern Morocco. Israeli politician Meir Sheetrit was born in this city in 1948. He immigrated to Israel in 1957. Show Errachidiaon the map
BoudenibBoudenib (Arabic: بوذنيب‎‎) is a town in eastern Morocco, close to the border with Algeria, in the Atlas Mountains. According to the 2004 census it had a population of 9,867. Kef Aziza, a cave which is nearly 4 km long, is close to Boudenib and is considered one of the six major caves of Morocco. Show Boudenibon the map
MaskiMeski is a small town in Errachidia Province in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. It has fewer than 1,000 inhabitants. It was the location of a battle between French and Berber forces in the Zaian War on 15 January 1919 where General Joseph-François Poeymirau defeated Sidi Mhand n'Ifrutant. Show Maskion the map
AgdzAgdz (Berber: Agdez, Arabic: أگدز‎‎) is a town in mid-southeastern Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains with a population of about 10,000. It is located at around 30°41′52″N 6°26′59″W / 30.69778°N 6.44972°W. Agdz lies at the feet of Djebel Kissane and along the shores of the Draa River. Show Agdzon the map
SkouraSkoura is a town in Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 2,808.Skoura is a fertile oasis lined with immense palm groves. The Kasbah Amerhidil is part of Skoura palm grove. Show Skouraon the map
JorfJorf is a city in Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. It is divided into several districts: El Mounkara, Jorf-Center, El Achouria, Oualad Ghanem, and Erramlia. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 12,135. Show Jorfon the map
AmerzganeAmerzgane is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 7593 people living in 1290 households. Show Amerzganeon the map
TaznakhtTazenakht is a village in Errachidia Province, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region in southeastern Morocco. Show Taznakhton the map
AlnifAlnif is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2014 census it has a population of 3,770. It lies on the N12 highway. Show Alnifon the map
TinajdadTinejdad is a town in Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 7494. Show Tinajdadon the map
AoufousAoufous is a town in Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 1272. Show Aoufouson the map
States, regions, administrative units in Draa-Tafilalet
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OuarzazateOuarzazate ( Berber: nicknamed The door of the desert, is a city and capital of Ouarzazate Province in Drâa-Tafilalet region of south-central Morocco. Ouarzazate is at an elevation of 1,160 metres (3,810 ft) in the middle of a bare plateau south of the High Atlas Mountains. To the south of the town is the desert. The Ouarzazate solar power station invested and created by the Arab League is expected to open its first phase in December 2015.Show on map
TinghirTinghir or Tinerhir (Arabic: تنغير‎‎, Tamazight: ⵜⵉⵏⵖⵉⵔ) is a city in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet, south of the High Atlas and north of the Little Atlas in southeastern Morocco. It is the capital of Tinghir Province.Its name originally referred to the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, but its area has expanded to encompass surrounding villages and refers to the entire oasis.Show on map
ZagoraZagora (Berber language: Tazagurt, Arabic: زاكورة‎‎) is a town in the Draa River valley in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of southeastern Morocco. It is flanked by the mountain Zagora from which the town got its name. Originally it was called 'Tazagourt' the singular of plural 'Tizigirt' Berber for 'twinpeaks', referring to the fortress of the Murabitun, or Almoravid, people. In old European maps the mountain Zagora is already indicated but the town itself was only built in the 20th century. On the top of the Zagora mountain the remains of an Almoravid fortress can still be seen. The exact location of the former Almoravid mosque is still a matter of dispute.Each year the moussem (festival) of the Sufi saint moulay Abdelkader Jilali is celebrated at Zagora.Languages spokenShow on map
Moulay Ali CherifAbul Amlak Sidi Muhammad as-Sharif ibn 'Ali was the prince of Tafilalt from 1631 to 1636. He was born before 9 November 1589 as the sixth son of 'Ali ibn Muhammad as-Sharif al-Marrakchi. He is considered to have been the founder of the Alaouite Dynasty of Morocco. He began to increase his power in the Tafilalt during the anarchy following the death of the Saadi ruler Ahmad al-Mansur (ruled 1578–1603) and ruled that region from 1631 to 1636. He abdicated the throne of Tafilalt in 1636 in favour of his eldest of fifteen sons, Muhammad ibn Sharif.Show on map
Boumalne DadesBoumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2014 census it had a population of 12,328. Located at the edge of a desert plateau, at the outlet of the upper Dadès Valley (more than 1500 m high), Boulmane Dades is originated from an old way of transhumance, controlled by the Aït Atta Tribe of Jbel Saghro and also used by neighboring tribes of Mgouna, Aït Sedrate, Aït Hdiddou and Aït Marghad between summer pastures in the High Atlas and Saghro wintering ones. Most residents, like those of the Dades Valley, are berber people.Show on map
ImilchilImilchil (Berber: إملشيل‎‎) is a small town in Midelt Province of central Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains with a population of about 1858. It is located at an elevation of 2119 m in the valley of Assif Melloul (\"white river\"). The area of Imilchil is home to the Ait Hdiddou tribe, belonging to the Ait Yafelman confederation, and the inhabitants speak Central Atlas Tamazight. Some locations to visit are the caves of Akhiam, the Agouni waterfalls, the Ziz Gorges and Valley and the ksars of the area.Show on map
GoulmimaGoulmima (Arabisation of the Amazigh word Igelmimen (the lakes))(Berber: ݣلميمة‎‎) is a Berber city in Morocco situated in the province of Errachidia, in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet. An agricultural oasis, it is fed by the Wadi Gheris from the central High Atlas mountains. Like other settlements in Tafilalet, it was built as a fortified village or ksar. One of the most important ones, Ighrem n'Igoulmimen (Ksar Goulmima), is in the process of restoration. Not just a historical location, several hundred people still live in the ksar.Show on map
ErrachidiaErrachidia or Er-rachidia (Berber: Imteɣren) is a province located in southeast Morocco, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region. Errachidia is bordered by the province of Figuig to the east, Beni Mellal and Azilal Khenifra to the west, Boulmane to the north and Algeria to the south. It is considered to be one of the most historically important regions of Morocco. Errachidia, whose former name is Ksar Souk, was named My Rachid, in tribute to one of the main founders of the Alaouite dynasty, the current Moroccan royal family.Show on map
ArfoudErfoud (Berber: Arfud; Arabic: أرفود‎‎) is an oasis town in the Sahara Desert, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region in eastern Morocco. It is divided into several districts: Hay Salam, Hay Jdid, Hay Ziz, Hay el Bathaa, Hay Annahda, and Hay el Hamri. Due to its proximity to Merzouga desert village in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, Erfoud has developed tourist-related infrastructures such as hotels and restaurants.Show on map
TamegrouteTamegroute (Tamgrout) is a village located in the Draa River valley in southern Morocco. It historically served as a hub of learning and religion through its famous Sufi zawiya. This was a historical center of the Nasiriyya order, one of the most influential (and at one time one of the largest) Sufi orders in the Islamic world. Tamegroute's glazed ceramics are also very well known.Show on map
TaznakhtTaznakht (Amazigh : Taznaxt) is a town in Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet region, southern Morocco, on the road from Ouarzazate to Agadir. It had an estimated population of 9,149 in 2013, growing from just 3,813 in 1994. It should not be confused with Tazenakht, which is a village near Errachidia, also in southern Morocco, but more than 400 km further northeast.Show on map
TelouetTelouet is a Kasbah along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. It lies at an elevation of 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) and was the seat of the El Glaoui family's power. The palace can still be visited but it is steadily becoming more damaged and is slowly collapsing. In 2010, work was underway to restore the property.Show on map
Er-RichEr-Rich is a town in Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco. Formerly part of Errachidia Province, it became part of Midelt Province in 2009. The town originally developed around a ksar on a river bank of Oued Ziz on the plains between the mountains, and was an important fortress in previous times. On Mondays the souk is particularly busy.Show on map
ErrachidiaErrachidia (Arabic: ar-Rachīdīya) is a city in Morocco, located in the province of Errachidia, in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet. Its name is derived from the Arabian . tribe which majorily inhabit the city. It was formerly known as \"Ksar es-Souk\". is a majorilly Arabic speaking town in eastern Morocco. Israeli politician Meir Sheetrit was born in this city in 1948. He immigrated to Israel in 1957.Show on map
FezouataThe Upper and Lower Fezouata formations of Morocco are Burgess shale-type deposits dating to the Lower Ordovician, filling an important preservational window between the common Cambrian lagerstätten and the Late Ordovician Soom shale. In the fossilized fauna were numerous organisms previously thought to have died out after the mid-Cambrian.Show on map
AgdzAgdz (Berber: Agdez, Arabic: أگدز‎‎) is a town in mid-southeastern Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains with a population of about 10,000. It is located at around 30°41′52″N 6°26′59″W / 30.69778°N 6.44972°W. Agdz lies at the feet of Djebel Kissane and along the shores of the Draa River.Show on map
Kalaat M'GounaKalaat M'Gouna or Tighremt N'Imgunen (in berber) is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 14,190. The local growing of roses, whose petals are used to make perfume, is celebrated with a festival each May.Show on map
JorfJorf is a city in Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. It is divided into several districts: El Mounkara, Jorf-Center, El Achouria, Oualad Ghanem, and Erramlia. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 12,135.Show on map
Taghzoute N Ait AttaTaghzoute N'Ait Atta is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 13636 people living in 2007 households.Show on map
Souk Lakhmis DadesSouk Lakhmis Dades is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 16387 people living in 2400 households.Show on map
Skoura Ahl El OustSkoura Ahl El Oust is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 22880 people living in 3445 households.Show on map
Toudgha EssouflaToudgha Essoufla is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 12844 people living in 1794 households.Show on map
Ighrem N OugdalIghrem N'Ougdal is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 14014 people living in 2209 households.Show on map
Ighil N OumgounIghil N'Oumgoun is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 19182 people living in 2509 households.Show on map
Imi N OulaouneImi N'Oulaoune is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 19968 people living in 2654 households.Show on map
M Hamid El GhizlaneM'Hamid El Ghizlane (in Berber : Taragalt, in Arabic: محاميد الغزلان for 'plain of gazelles') is a small oasis town in southern Morocco (Zagora Province in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region) with about 7500 inhabitants.Show on map
Toudgha El OuliaToudgha El Oulia is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 5665 people living in 939 households.Show on map
OuisselsateOuisselsate is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 15361 people living in 2413 households.Show on map
ToundouteToundoute is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 11877 people living in 1689 households.Show on map
Ait OuassifAit Ouassif is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 7591 people living in 855 households.Show on map
IkniouenIkniouen is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 15738 people living in 1645 households.Show on map
Ait ZinebAit Zineb is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 9233 people living in 1518 households.Show on map
AmerzganeAmerzgane is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 7593 people living in 1290 households.Show on map
TarmigtTarmigt is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 30871 people living in 5241 households.Show on map
KhouzamaKhouzama is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 8191 people living in 1373 households.Show on map
GhassateGhassate is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 8815 people living in 1233 households.Show on map
M SemrirM'Semrir is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 8107 people living in 1097 households.Show on map
IdelsaneIdelsane is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 8140 people living in 1214 households.Show on map
OuaklimOuaklim is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 8902 people living in 1249 households.Show on map
Ait YoulAit Youl is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 4466 people living in 616 households.Show on map
TilmiTilmi is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 10445 people living in 1588 households.Show on map
TidliTidli is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 14660 people living in 2169 households.Show on map
SirouaSiroua is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 9633 people living in 1482 households.Show on map
ImiderImider is a commune in the Tinghir Province of the Drâa-tafilalte administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 3936 people living in 507 households.Show on map
AznaguenAznaguen is a commune in the Ouarzazate Province of the Souss-Massa-Drâa administrative region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 1872 people living in households.Show on map
Sidi AliSidi Ali is a town and commune in Mostaganem Province, Algeria. It is the capital of Sidi Ali District. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 31,840.Show on map
OuarzazateOuarzazate Province is a province in the administrative region of Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Its population in 2004 was 499,980. The major cities and towns are: \n* Boumalne Dades \n* Kalaat M'Gouna \n* Ouarzazate \n* Skoura \n* Tabounte \n* Taznakht \n* TinghirShow on map
AlnifAlnif is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2014 census it has a population of 3,770. It lies on the N12 highway.Show on map
ZagoraZagora is a province in the Moroccan region of Drâa-Tafilalet. Its population in 2004 was 283,368. The major cities and towns are: \n* Agdz \n* ZagoraShow on map
TabounteTabounte is a town in Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 21,198.Show on map
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TinejdadTinejdad is a town in Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 7494.Show on map
AoufousAoufous is a town in Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 1272.Show on map
GourramaGourrama (Berber: Gurramen,Tiziyin) is a town in Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 3,987.Show on map
MelaabMelaab is a town and commune in Tissemsilt Province in northern Algeria.Show on map
AssoulAssoul is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco.Show on map
Different buildings in Draa-Tafilalet
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SijilmassaSijilmasa (also Sijilmassa, Sidjilmasa, Sidjilmassa and Sigilmassa) was a medieval Moroccan city and trade entrepôt at the northern edge of the Sahara Desert in Morocco. The ruins of the town lie for five miles along the River Ziz in the Tafilalt oasis near the town of Rissani. The town's history was marked by several successive invasions by Berber dynasties. Up until the 14th century, as the northern terminus for the western trans-Sahara trade route, it was one of the most important trade centres in the Maghreb during the Middle Ages.Show on map
Ouarzazate AirportOuarzazate Airport (Arabic: مطار ورززات‎‎) (IATA: OZZ, ICAO: GMMZ) is an airport serving Ouarzazate, a city in the Drâa-Tafilalet region in Morocco. The airport served over 95,000 passengers in the year 2008.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Draa-Tafilalet
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LoujarchiaTafilalt or Tafilet (Berber: Tafilalt, ⵜⴰⴼⵉⵍⴰⵍⵜ; Arabic: تافيلالت‎‎) is a region and the most important oasis of the Moroccan part of the Sahara Desert; it is also considered one of the largest oases in the world. Entirely located along the Ziz River, the oasis ten days' journey south of Fez, across the Atlas Mountains. It is celebrated for its large and luscious dates. Al Hassan Addakhil, founder of the reigning Alaouite dynasty of Morocco, cultivated these with such success around 1250 that he could fund the dynasty's rise to power.Show on map