Articles in Morocco ( 394 )

394 Articles of interest in Morocco

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  • Casablanca

    Casablanca (/ˌkæsəˈblæŋkə/; Moroccan Arabic pronunciation: [kɑzɑblɑnkɑ], also الدار البيضاء ed-Dar el-Biḍa , lit: "White house" in Spanish), the largest city of Morocco, is located in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Marrakesh

    Marrakesh or Marrakech (/məˈrækɛʃ/ or /ˌmærəˈkɛʃ/; Berber: Meṛṛakec, ⵎⴻⵕⵕⴰⴽⴻⵛ; Arabic: مراكش‎) is a major city in the northwest African nation of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country after Casablanca, Rabat and Fes, and is the capit…

  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which started on 8 November 1942.

  • Tangier

    Tangier (/tænˈɪər/; Arabic: طنجةṬanjah; Berber: ⵟⴰⵏⵊⴰ, Ṭanja; archaic Berber name: Tingi or Tinigi; Latin: Tingis; French: Tanger; Spanish: Tánger; Portuguese: Tânger; the major English-language dictionaries also accept the spelling Tangiers) is…

  • Rabat

    Rabat (Arabic: الرباط, ar-Ribaaṭ, literally "Fortified Place"; Berber: ⴻⵔⵔⴱⴰⵟ, Errbaṭ; Moroccan Arabic: ارّباط, Errbaṭ) is the capital and fourth largest city of Morocco with an urban population of approximately 620,000 (2004) and a metropolitan pop…

  • Agadir

    Agadir (Amazigh: Agadir, ⴰⴳⴰⴷⵉⵔ; Moroccan Arabic: اگادير‎) is a major city in central coastal Morocco, the capital of Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane province (MA-AGD) and of the Souss-Massa-Drâa economic region some 508 km to the south of Casablanca, 173 km s…

  • Essaouira

    Essaouira (Berber: ⵎⵓⴳⴰⴹⵓⵔ Taṣṣurt, Arabic: الصويرة‎, as-Ṣawīra) is a city in the western Moroccan economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, on the Atlantic coast.

  • Mohammed V International Airport

    Mohammed V International Airport (French: Aéroport international Mohammed V, Arabic: مطار محمد الخامس الدولي‎, Matar Muhammad al-Khamis ad-Dowaly, IATA: CMN, ICAO: GMMN) is an international airport serving Casablanca, operated by ONDA (National Airp…

  • Jemaa el-Fnaa

    Jamaa el Fna (Arabic: ساحة جماع الفناء saaHat jamaaʻ al-fanâʼ, also Jemaa el-Fnaa, Djema el-Fna or Djemaa el-Fnaa) is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city).

  • University of al-Qarawiyyin

    The University of al-Qarawiyyin or al-Karaouine (Arabic: جامعة القرويين‎) is a university located in Fes, Morocco. It is the oldest existing, continually operating and the first degree awarding educational institution in the world according to UNESC…

  • Hassan II Mosque

    The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II (Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني‎; nickname: "Casablanca Hajj" (colloquial, microblogging and social networking language) is a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the largest mosque in Morocco and Africa a…

  • Ouarzazate

    Ouarzazate (Berber: Warzazat ⵡⴰⵔⵣⴰⵣⴰⵝ; Arabic: ورزازات‎), nicknamed The door of the desert, is a city and capital of Ouarzazate Province in the Souss-Massa-Drâa of southern-central Morocco. Ouarzazate is at an elevation of 1,160 metres (3,810 ft) in…

  • Chefchaouen

    Chefchaouen or Chaouen (Arabic: شفشاون/الشاون‎, Shafshāwan (pronounced IPA: ʃəfˈʃɑˑwən), Berber: ⵜⵛⴻⴼⵜⵛⴰⵡⴻⵏ, Ashawen, Spanish: Xauen, lit. "horns") is a city in northwest Morocco.

  • Volubilis

    Volubilis (Arabic: وليليWalīlī) is a partly excavated Roman city in Morocco situated near Meknes between Fes and Rabat. Built in a fertile agricultural area, it was developed from the 3rd century BC onwards as a Phoenician (and later Carthaginian)…

  • Rif

    The Rif or Riff (Tamazight Arif, ) is a mainly mountainous region of northern Morocco, with some fertile plains, stretching from Cape Spartel and Tangier in the west to Ras Kebdana and the Melwiyya River in the east, and from the Mediterranean in th…

  • Ifrane

    Ifrane [p](Arabic: إفران/يفرن‎; Tamazight: ⵉⴼⵔⴰⵏ/ ⵢⴼⵔⵏ Ifran) is a town and ski resort in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco (population 40,000 in December 2013). Ifrane is 1665 metres (5,460 ft) in elevation and is part of the Meknès-Tafilalet regi…

  • Oujda

    Oujda (Berber: Wejda, ⵡⴻⵊⴷⴰ; Arabic: وجدة‎) is a city located in North-East of Morocco with an estimated population of 450,000. It is located about 15 kilometres (9 miles) west of Algeria. Oujda is about 55 km (34 miles) south of the Mediterranean S…

  • El Jadida

    El Jadida (Berber: Mazaɣan, Mazaghan, ⵎⴰⵣⴰⵖⴰⵏ; Moroccan Arabic: جّديدة, ejjdida; Arabic: الجديدة Al-Jadida; Portuguese: Mazagão) is a port city on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, in the province of El Jadida. It has a population of 144,440 (2004 cens…

  • Aït Benhaddou

    Aït Benhaddou (Berber: Ath Benhadu, Arabic: آيت بن حدّو‎) is a fortified city, or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. .Most citizens living in the area now live in more modern dwellings in a …

  • Marrakesh Menara Airport

    Marrakesh Menara Airport (French: Aéroport Marrakech Ménara, Arabic: مطار مراكش المنارة‎, IATA: RAK, ICAO: GMMX) is an international airport serving Marrakesh, the capital city of the Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz region in Morocco. It is an internatio…

  • Koutoubia Mosque

    The Koutoubia Mosque or Kutubiyya Mosque (Arabic: جامع الكتبيةArabic pronunciation: [jaːmiʕu‿lkutubijːa(h)]) is the largest mosque in Marrakesh, Morocco. The mosque is also known by several other names, such as Jami' al-Kutubiyah, Kotoubia Mosque,…

  • Safi, Morocco

    Safi (Berber: Asfi, ⴰⵙⴼⵉ; Arabic: أسفي‎, Portuguese: Safim) is a city in western Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of the Doukkala-Abda Region, it has a population of 282,227 (2004 census), but is also the centre of an agglomeration which h…

  • Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera

    Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera (Spanish pronunciation: [peˈɲon de ˈβeleθ ðe la ɣoˈmeɾa]), in ancient times Badis or Bades, is a Spanish rock (plaza de soberanía) in North Africa off the Moroccan coast. It is part of several peñones, or rock-fortresses,…

  • Nador

    Nador (Berber: ⴻⵏⵏⴰⴹⵓⵔ, Ennaḍor; Arabic: الناظور) is a city located in the northeastern Rif region of Morocco. The city is a Mediterranean port on the Bḥar Ameẓẓyan lagoon (Mar Chica in Spanish), and it is the major trading center in the region for …

  • Salé

    Salé (Arabic: سلاSala, Berber ⵙⵍⴰ Sla) is a city in north-western Morocco, on the right bank of the Bou Regreg river, opposite the national capital Rabat, for which it serves as a commuter town.

  • Majorelle Garden

    The Majorelle Garden (Arabic: حديقة ماجوريل‎) is a twelve-acre botanical garden and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco.

  • Beni Mellal

    Beni-Mellal (Berber: Bni Mellal, Arabic: بني ملال‎) is a Moroccan city located at ((32°20′22″N6°21′39″W) ). It is the capital city of the Tadla-Azilal Region, with a population of 163,286 (2004 census).

  • Peñón de Alhucemas

    Peñón de Alhucemas (Spanish pronunciation: [peˈɲon de aluˈθemas], "Lavender Rock") is one of the Spanish plazas de soberanía just off the Moroccan coast in the Alboran Sea.

  • Erg Chebbi

    Erg Chebbi (Arabic: عرق الشبي‎) is one of Morocco's two Saharan ergs – large seas of dunes formed by wind-blown sand.

  • Kasbah of the Udayas

    The Kasbah of the Udayas is a kasbah in Rabat, Morocco at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river opposite Salé. It was built during the reign of the Almohads (AD 1121-1269). When the Almohads had captured Rabat and destroyed the kasbah of the Almoravids …

  • High Atlas

    High Atlas, also called the Grand Atlas Mountains (Arabic: الاطلس الكبير‎ and French: Haut Atlas) is a mountain range in central Morocco in Northern Africa.

  • Ifni

    Ifni was a Spanish province on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, south of Agadir and across from the Canary Islands.

  • Hamada

    A hamada (Arabic, حماده ḥammāda) is a type of desert landscape consisting of high, largely barren, hard, rocky plateaus, with very little sand because this has been removed by deflation.

  • Chellah

    Chellah or Sala Colonia (Arabic: شالة‎), is a medieval fortified necropolis located south of Rabat, Morocco.

  • Cape Bojador

    Cape Bojador (Arabic: رأس بوجادور‎, trans. Rā's Būjādūr, Spanish and Portuguese: Cabo Bojador, French: Cap Boujdour) is a headland on the northern coast of Western Sahara, at 26° 07' 37"N, 14° 29' 57"W.