Articles in Morocco ( 394 )

394 Articles of interest in Morocco

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  • Mawazine

    Mawazine ("Rhythms") is a music festival that takes place annually in Rabat, featuring many international and local music artists. The festival is presided by Mounir Majidi, personal secretary of the Moroccan King Mohammed VI.

  • Mausoleum of Mohammed V

    The Mausoleum of Mohammed V is a historical building located on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower on the Yacoub al-Mansour esplanade in Rabat, Morocco. It contains the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons, late King Hassan II and Prince A…

  • Agadir–Al Massira Airport

    Agadir – Al Massira Airport (Arabic: مطار المسيرة‎, transliterated: Matar al-Maseera, IATA: AGA, ICAO: GMAD) is an international airport serving Agadir, a major city in southwest Morocco.

  • Kenitra

    Kenitra (Moroccan Arabic: القنيطرة, the little bridge; Berber name: Qniṭra) is a city in northern Morocco, formerly (1932–1956) known as Port Lyautey. It is a port on the Sebou River, has a population in 2004 of 359,142 and is the capital of the Gha…

  • Chafarinas Islands

    The Chafarinas Islands (Spanish: Islas Chafarinas IPA: [ˈizlas tʃafaˈɾinas], Berber: Igumamen Iceffaren or Takfarinas, Arabic: جزر الشفارين or الجزر الجعفرية), also spelled Zafarin, Djaferin or Zafarani, are a group of three small islets located in …

  • Hassan Tower

    Hassan Tower or Tour Hassan (Arabic: صومعة حسان‎) is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat, Morocco. Begun in 1195, the tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with the mosque, also intended to be the world's largest. …

  • Battle of Annual

    The Battle of Annual was fought on July 22, 1921, at Annual in Spanish Morocco, between the Spanish Army of Africa and Berber combatants of the Rif region during the Rif War.

  • Tan-Tan

    Tan-Tan (Berber: ⵟⴰⵏⵟⴰⵏ) (Arabic: طانطان‎) is a city in Tan-Tan Province in the region of Guelmim-Es Semara in south-western Morocco. It is a desert town with a population (2004 census) of 60,560. It is the largest city in the province and second la…

  • Ouzoud Falls

    Ouzoud Waterfalls (French: Cascades d'Ouzoud) (110 m high) are located near the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, in the province of Azilal, 150 km northeast of Marrakech, in Morocco.

  • Taroudant

    Taroudant (Berber: ⵜⴰⵔⵓⴷⴰⵏⵜ /tarudant/, Arabic: تارودانت‎) is a Moroccan city located in the Sous Valley in the southern part of the country. It is situated east of Agadir on the road to Ouarzazate and the Sahara desert and south of Marrakech. It is…

  • Erfoud

    Erfoud (Arabic: أرفود‎) is an oasis town in the Sahara Desert, in the Meknès-Tafilalet of the Maghreb region in eastern Morocco.

  • Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport

    Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport (French: Aéroport Tanger Ibn Battouta, Arabic: مطار طنجة ابن بطوطة‎) (IATA: TNG, ICAO: GMTT) is an international airport serving Tangier (Tanger in French), the capital city of the Tangier-Tétouan region in Morocco. The …

  • Menara gardens

    The Menara gardens are gardens located to the west of Marrakech, Morocco, at the gates of the Atlas mountains. They were built in the 12th century (c.

  • El Badi Palace

    El Badi Palace (Arabic: قصر البديع‎ - meaning The incomparable palace) is a ruined palace located in Marrakesh, Morocco. Commissioned by the arab Saadian sultan Ahmad al-Mansur, sometime shortly after his accession in 1578, its construction was fund…

  • Draa River

    The Draa (Berber: Derɛa, ⴷⴻⵔⵄⴰ, Arabic: درعا‎), also spelled Dra or Draâ, in older sources mostly Darha or Dara, is Morocco's longest river, 1,100 kilometres (680 mi). It is formed by the confluence of the Dadès River and Imini River. It flows from …

  • Bahia Palace

    The Bahia Palace is a palace and a set of gardens located in Marrakesh, Morocco. It was built in the late 19th century, intended to be the greatest palace of its time. The name means "brilliance". As in other buildings of the period in other countri…

  • Al Hoceima

    Al Hoceima (Riffian language: Villa or Lhusima,) is a city in the north of Morocco on the northern edge of the Rif Mountains, and on the Mediterranean coast. Al Hoceima and its surrounding regions have a population of 395,644 (2004 census). Al Hocei…

  • Sidi Ifni

    Sidi Ifni (Arabic: سيدي إفني‎) is a city located in southwest Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. It has a population of 20,000 people. The economic base of the city is fishing. It belongs to the Souss-Massa-Drâa economic region and to the…

  • Mohammedia

    Mohammédia (Arabic: المحمدية‎, Al-Muḥammadia, Moroccan Arabic: El Muḥemmadiya, Fḍala) is a port city on the west coast of Morocco between Casablanca and Rabat in the region of Greater Casablanca. It hosts the most important oil refinery of Morocco, …

  • Fes el Bali

    Fes el Bali (Arabic: فاس البالي‎) (English: Old Fes) is the oldest walled part of Fes, Morocco. Fes el Bali was originally founded as the capital of the Idrisid dynasty between 789 and 808 AD.

  • Zagora, Morocco

    Zagora (Berber language: Zagura, ⵣⴰⴳⵓⵔⴰ, Arabic: زاكورة‎) is a town in the valley of the Draa River in Souss-Massa-Drâa, southeastern Morocco. It is located at around (30°19′50″N5°50′17″W). It is flanked by the mountain Zagora from which the town g…

  • Anti-Atlas

    The Anti-Atlas (Arabic: الأطلس الصغير‎) or Lesser Atlas or Little Atlas, is a mountain range in Morocco, a part of the Atlas Mountains in the northwest of Africa. The Anti-Atlas extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest toward the northeast, …

  • Rabat–Salé Airport

    Salé Airport or Rabat–Salé Airport (IATA: RBA, ICAO: GMME) is an international airport located in the city of Salé, serving as well its sister town Rabat, the capital city of Morocco and of the Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer region. It is a joint use publi…

  • Venus of Tan-Tan

    The Venus of Tan-Tan is an alleged artifact found in Morocco. It and its contemporary, the Venus of Berekhat Ram, have been claimed as the earliest representations of the human form.

  • Middle Atlas

    The Middle Atlas (Amazigh: Atlas Anammas ⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ ⴰⵏⴰⵎⵎⴰⵙ) is a mountain range in Morocco. It is part of the Atlas mountain range a vast mountainous region with more than 100,000 km² or 15% of its landmass rising above 2,000 metres. The Middle Atlas is…

  • Tafilalt

    Tafilalt or Tafilet (Amazigh: 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 oa…

  • Bou Inania Madrasa

    The Madrasa Bou Inania (also Bu Inaniya, المدرسة أبو عنانية بفاس al-madrasa ʾAbū ʿInānīya bi-Fās) is a madrasa in Fes, Morocco, founded in AD 1351–56 by Abu Inan Faris.

  • Stade de Marrakech

    Stade de Marrakech, The Marrakesh Stadium, Grand Stade de Marrakech (in French), (Arabic: ستاد مراكش‎, Berber: Annar n Merrakec) is a multi-use stadium in Marrakech, Morocco.

  • Sijilmasa

    Sijilmasa (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 oa…

  • Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

    Moulay Idriss or Moulay Idriss Zerhoun (Arabic: مولاي إدريس‎), a town in northern Morocco located at (34°3′15″N5°31′38″W), is spread over two hills at the base of Mount Zerhoun, the holy town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoune holds a special place in the h…

  • Khouribga

    Khouribga (in amazigh letters : ⵅⵯⵔⵉⴱⴳⴰ ) (Arabic: خريبكة‎) is a city in Khouribga Province in the Chaouia-Ouardigha region of Morocco with a population of approximately 172,000. Khouribga owes its growth to the phosphate deposits nearby.

  • Ben Guerir Air Base

    Ben Guerir Air Base is a former United States Air Force base located in Morocco, later operated by the Royal Moroccan Air Force, which served as a Transatlantic Abort Landing (TAL) site for the Space Shuttle.