Grand Casablanca

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Grand Casablanca
جهة الدار البيضاء الكبرى
Region
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 33°32′N 7°35′W / 33.533°N 7.583°W / 33.533; -7.583Coordinates: 33°32′N 7°35′W / 33.533°N 7.583°W / 33.533; -7.583
Country Morocco
Capital Casablanca
Government
 • Wali Mohamed Halab
Area
 • Total 1,615 km2 (624 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,631,061
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Grand Casablanca (Arabic:جهة الدار البيضاء الكبرى,; Amazigh: Tamnaḍt Tamqqṛant n Anfa) is one of sixteen administrative regions of Morocco. Located in coastal north western Morocco, it is the most densely populated region and covers an area of 1,615 km2 (624 sq mi). The population at the 2004 census was 3,631,061.[1] The region is the economic heart of the modern Moroccan economy with Casablanca, the region's capital, being the effective economic capital of Morocco.

The region is bordered by Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer region to the north, the Doukkala-Abda region to the south, Chaouia-Ouardigha to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

The Wāli, or governor, of Grand Casablanca is Mohammed Kabbaj.

Prefectures and provinces[edit]

The Wilaya of Greater Casablanca consists of two prefectures, Casablanca and Mohammedia, and two provinces: Nouaceur Province and Mediouna Province.[2]

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