El Jadida Province

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El Jadida (in Arabic: الجديدة) is a province of Morocco, in the area of Doukkala-Abda. The province takes its name from the chief city - El Jadida. Its population in 2006 was 1,128,098.

Demography[edit]

1994 2004 2006
970, 894 1,103,032 1,128,098

Subdivisions[edit]

The province is divided administratively into the following:[1]

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2004) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Azemmour 181.01.01. Municipality 8080 36722 26 36696
El-Jadida 181.01.03. Municipality 31602 144440 384 144056
Lbir Jdid 181.01.05. Municipality 3091 15267 14 15253
Sidi Bennour 181.01.07. Provincial 8000 39593 16 39577
Zemamra 181.01.09. Municipality 2336 11896 1 11895
Chtouka 181.03.01. Rural commune 4541 28939 3 28936
Haouzia 181.03.03. Rural commune 5989 34607 14 34593
Laghdira 181.03.05. Rural commune 2630 16879 12 16867
Lamharza Essahel 181.03.07. Rural commune 2766 15938 0 15938
Oulad Rahmoune 181.03.09. Rural commune 3414 20239 0 20239
Sidi Ali Ben Hamdouche 181.03.11. Rural commune 5158 28685 7 28678 3597 residents live in the center, called Sidi Ali Ban Hamdou; 25088 residents live in rural areas.
Moulay Abdallah 181.05.01. Rural commune 8909 45780 28 45752 6482 residents live in the center called Moulay Abdallah, 3889 residents live in the center called Oulad Ghadbane, and 981 residents live in the center called Sidi Bouzid; 34428 residents live in rural areas.
Oulad Aissa 181.05.03. Rural commune 3430 21779 0 21779
Oulad Ghanem 181.05.05. Rural commune 3438 22342 0 22342
Oulad Hcine 181.05.07. Rural commune 4626 27475 0 27475
Sidi Abed 181.05.09. Rural commune 3627 20854 0 20854
Sidi M'Hamed Akhdim 181.05.11. Rural commune 1680 10745 0 10745
Bni Hilal 181.07.01. Rural commune 2945 17288 0 17288
Bni Tsiriss 181.07.03. Rural commune 2320 14955 3 14952
Bouhmame 181.07.05. Rural commune 5268 30540 0 30540 7803 residents live in the center, called Karia; 22737 residents live in rural areas.
Jabria 181.07.07. Rural commune 2994 17654 0 17654
Khmis Ksiba 181.07.09. Rural commune 1064 6637 0 6637
Koudiat Bni Dghough 181.07.11. Rural commune 2712 15506 6 15500
Kridid 181.07.13. Rural commune 2023 12751 0 12751 1638 residents live in the center, called Sebt El Maârif; 11113 residents live in rural areas.
Laagagcha 181.07.15. Rural commune 2441 14313 0 14313
Laamria 181.07.17. Rural commune 2105 13314 6 13308
Laaounate 181.07.19. Rural commune 3188 18258 2 18256 4465 residents live in the center, called Laaounate; 13793 residents live in rural areas.
Laatatra 181.07.21. Rural commune 2633 15046 1 15045
Lmechrek 181.07.23. Rural commune 2474 14853 0 14853
Metrane 181.07.25. Rural commune 2020 11627 0 11627
M'Tal 181.07.27. Rural commune 2074 11879 1 11878
Oulad Amrane 181.07.29. Rural commune 2167 11866 0 11866 1443 residents live in the center, called Oulad Amrane; 10423 residents live in rural areas.
Oulad Boussaken 181.07.31. Rural commune 1221 7641 0 7641
Oulad Si Bouhya 181.07.33. Rural commune 3120 18902 0 18902
Tamda 181.07.35. Rural commune 1768 9701 0 9701
Boulaouane 181.09.01. Rural commune 2319 14404 0 14404
Chaibate 181.09.03. Rural commune 1738 9590 1 9589
Mettouh 181.09.05. Rural commune 4228 25587 1 25586
Mogress 181.09.07. Rural commune 2380 15050 0 15050
Oulad Hamdane 181.09.09. Rural commune 2749 15205 0 15205
Oulad Sidi Ali Ben Youssef 181.09.11. Rural commune 1783 10854 1 10853
Oulad Frej 181.09.13. Rural commune 3411 17047 2 17045 10387 residents live in the center, called Oulad Frej; 6660 residents live in rural areas.
Sebt Saiss 181.09.15. Rural commune 1949 11212 0 11212
Si Hsaien Ben Abderrahmane 181.09.17. Rural commune 1155 6507 0 6507
Sidi Smail 181.09.19. Rural commune 4264 24569 2 24567 4244 residents live in the center, called Sidi Smaïl; 20325 residents live in rural areas.
Zaouiat Saiss 181.09.21. Rural commune 1526 9519 0 9519
Zaouiat Lakouacem 181.09.23. Rural commune 2153 12726 4 12722
Laghnadra 181.11.01. Rural commune 5300 32091 0 32091
Lgharbia 181.11.03. Rural commune 3808 23074 0 23074
Loualidia 181.11.05. Rural commune 2668 15433 14 15419 5826 residents live in the center, called Loualidia; 9607 residents live in rural areas.
Oulad Sbaita 181.11.07. Rural commune 3872 24967 0 24967
Saniat Berguig 181.11.09. Rural commune 4924 30286 0 30286

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004". Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 

Tourism[edit]

The area of El Jadida has 150 km of coast and several beaches are tourist destinations, the most famous being Sidi Bouzid

The most famous beaches are:

  • Deauville (In the centre of El Jadida)
  • Al Haouzia (2 km in north)
  • Sidi Bouzid (3 km in the south)

Sidi Bouzid is a seaside resort, bordering El Jadida. It attracts thousands of holiday makers each year

Sources[edit]

Province of El Jadida on the site of World Gazetter, by Stefan Helders

Notes and references[edit]


Coordinates: 33°14′N 8°30′W / 33.233°N 8.500°W / 33.233; -8.500