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Marrakesh-Safi

Marrakesh-Safi

مراكش آسفي
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 31°37′N 8°0′W / 31.617°N 8.000°W / 31.617; -8.000
Country Morocco
CapitalMarrakesh
Government
 • WaliMohamed Moufakir
 • PresidentAhmed Akhchichine
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total4,520,569
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Marrakesh-Safi (Arabic: مراكش آسفي‎) is one of the twelve regions of Morocco.[1] Its population in 2014 was 4,520,569.[2] The capital is Marrakesh.[3]

History

Marrakesh-Safi was formed in September 2015 by merging the old region of Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz with the provinces of Safi and Youssoufia in Doukkala-Abda region.[3]

Administrative divisions

The region is made up into the following provinces and prefectures:[2]

References

  1. ^ Jounaux.ma Archived 2015-06-05 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "Population légale d'après les résultats du RGPH 2014 sur le Bulletin officiel N° 6354" (pdf). Haut-Commissariat au Plan (in Arabic). Retrieved 2015-07-11.
  3. ^ a b "Décret fixant le nom des régions" (PDF). Portail National des Collectivités Territoriales (in French). 20 February 2015. Archived from the original (pdf) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015.