Azrou

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Azrou
Aẓro ⴰⵥⵔⵓ أزرو
Azrou is located in Morocco
Azrou
Azrou
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 33°26′30″N 5°13′29″W / 33.44167°N 5.22472°W / 33.44167; -5.22472
Country  Morocco
Region Meknès-Tafilalet
Population (2004)
 • Total 60,000
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Website www.azrounet.com

Azrou (Berber: Aẓro, ⴰⵥⵔⵓ, Arabic: أزرو) is a Moroccan town 89 kilometers south of Fez, in the Meknès-Tafilalet region.

Geography[edit]

Aẓro, ⴰⵥⵔⵓ, means "rock" or "stone" in the Berber language. The town is located in the heart of the Middle Atlas region of Morocco between Meknes, Fez, Ifrane, Midelt and Khenifra. The N13 road connects Azrou to Meknes in the north.

Natural features[edit]

The Cèdre Gouraud Forest is located to the north, where one of the sub-populations of the Barbary Macaque, Macaca sylvanus is found.[1]

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Coordinates: 33°26′30″N 5°13′29″W / 33.44167°N 5.22472°W / 33.44167; -5.22472