Errachidia Province

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Province of Errachidia
إقليم الراشيدية
Province
location of Errachidia in Morocco
location of Errachidia in Morocco
Country  Morocco
Region Meknès-Tafilalet
Capital Errachidia
Government
 • Governor Abdellah Amimi
Area
 • Total 60,000 km2 (20,000 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 556,612
 • Density 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Website http://www.errachidia.org/

Errachidia (or Er-rachidia) is a province located on the south east of Morocco, in the Meknès-Tafilalet region, and it is considered to be one of the most historically important regions of Morocco. It is 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.

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.

Cities[edit]

Subdivisions[edit]

The province is divided administratively into the following:[2]

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2004) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Arfoud 201.01.01. Municipality 4035 23637 5 23632
Boudnib 201.01.03. Municipality 1828 9867 1 9866
Errachidia 201.01.05. Municipality 14624 76759 47 76712
Er-Rich 201.01.07. Municipality 4002 20155 9 20146 [3]
Goulmima 201.01.09. Municipality 3054 16593 3 16590
Jorf 201.01.11. Municipality 1981 12135 1 12134
Moulay Ali Cherif 201.01.13. Municipality 3251 20469 1 20468
Tinejdad 201.01.15. Municipality 1289 7494 2 7492
Aarab Sebbah Gheris 201.03.01. Rural commune 688 4937 0 4937
Aarab Sebbah Ziz 201.03.03. Rural commune 2578 18332 1 18331
Alnif 201.03.05. Rural commune 2358 20175 0 20175 3072 residents live in the center, called Alnif; 17103 residents live in rural areas.
Es-Sifa 201.03.07. Rural commune 1022 7881 0 7881
Fezna 201.03.09. Rural commune 585 4087 1 4086
H'Ssyia 201.03.11. Rural commune 1196 11237 1 11236
M'Ssici 201.03.13. Rural commune 828 7043 0 7043
Ait Hani 201.05.01. Rural commune 1593 9578 0 9578
Amellagou 201.05.03. Rural commune 890 5273 0 5273
Assoul 201.05.05. Rural commune 1153 6553 0 6553
Aoufous 201.07.01. Rural commune 1929 11506 0 11506 1272 residents live in the center, called Aoufous; 10234 residents live in rural areas.
Chorfa M'Daghra 201.07.03. Rural commune 2133 13803 0 13803
Er-Rteb 201.07.05. Rural commune 2081 13324 1 13323
Lkheng 201.07.07. Rural commune 2190 13017 1 13016
Oued Naam 201.07.09. Rural commune 1000 5709 3 5706
En-Nzala 201.09.01. Rural commune 869 5186 0 5186 [3]
Gourrama 201.09.03. Rural commune 2453 13426 1 13425 3987 residents live in the center, called Gourrama; 9439 residents live in rural areas.[3]
Guers Tiaallaline 201.09.05. Rural commune 2086 11931 1 11930 [3]
Guir 201.09.07. Rural commune 668 3499 0 3499 [3]
M'Zizel 201.09.09. Rural commune 1062 6443 1 6442 [3]
Sidi Aayad 201.09.11. Rural commune 1235 7424 0 7424 [3]
Zaouiat Sidi Hamza 201.09.13. Rural commune 711 4595 1 4594 [3]
Bni M'Hamed Sijelmassa 201.11.01. Rural commune 2282 16709 0 16709
Er-Rissani 201.11.03. Rural commune 727 5575 3 5572
Es-Sfalat 201.11.05. Rural commune 2147 16163 0 16163
Et-Taous 201.11.07. Rural commune 820 5337 1 5336
Sidi Ali 201.11.09. Rural commune 385 3081 0 3081
Aghbalou N'Kerdous 201.13.01. Rural commune 1306 9357 0 9357
Ferkla El Oulia 201.13.03. Rural commune 3010 20214 2 20212
Ferkla Es-Soufla 201.13.05. Rural commune 1713 12624 0 12624
Gheris El Ouloui 201.13.07. Rural commune 1685 11879 0 11879
Gheris Es-Soufli 201.13.09. Rural commune 1024 6742 0 6742
Melaab 201.13.11. Rural commune 2340 16681 1 16680
Tadighoust 201.13.13. Rural commune 1218 7346 1 7345
Ait Yahya 201.15.01. Rural commune 713 4455 0 4455 [3]
Amouguer 201.15.03. Rural commune 779 5119 0 5119 [3]
Bou Azmou 201.15.05. Rural commune 1468 8903 0 8903 [3]
Imilchil 201.15.07. Rural commune 1364 8222 0 8222 [3]
Outerbat 201.15.09. Rural commune 1041 6137 0 6137 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://futur.oasis.ifrance.com/Information_Tourisme_Errachidia.pdf
  2. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004". Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Part of Midelt Province since 2009.

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Coordinates: 31°55′49″N 4°25′23″W / 31.930385°N 4.423088°W / 31.930385; -4.423088