Ghomara (tribe)

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For the language, see Ghomara language.
Map of the Ghomara tribes and their territories[1]

The Ghomara are an ethnic group of northern Morocco, living between the rivers Oued Laou and Ouringa, east of Chefchaouen and south of Tetouan, in the Western Rif. The river Tiguisas runs through their territory.[2]


They are traditionally divided into eight tribes:



  1. ^ A. Zouggari & J. Vignet-Zunz, "Jbala: Histoire et société", in Sciences Humaines, (1991), p.463. (ISBN 2-222-04574-6)
  2. ^ a b c G. Camps & J. Vignet-Zunz, "Ghomâra", in Encyclopédie berbère, vol.20, 1998