Nouaceur Province

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Nouaceur (Arabic: إقليم النواصر‎, French: Province de Nouaceur) is a province in the Moroccan region of Grand Casablanca. Its population in 2004 is 236,119. [1] Its major town is Bouskoura, [2] although the administrative centre is Nouaceur.

Mohammed V International Airport is in Nouaceur. In 2004 Royal Air Maroc announced that it was moving its head office from Casablanca to a location in Nouaceur, close to Mohammed V International Airport.[1] The agreement to build the head office in Nouaceur was signed in 2009.[2] Air Arabia Maroc has its head office in the arrivals terminal of the airport.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

The province is divided administratively into the following:[4]

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2004) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Nouaceur 385.01.03. Municipality 2349 12696 7 12689
Bouskoura 385.03.01. Rural commune 19709 92259 77 92182 13453 residents live in the center called Bouskoura, and 33940 residents live in the center called Lamkanssa; 44866 residents live in rural areas.
Dar Bouazza 385.03.03. Rural commune 25507 115367 150 115217
Oulad Salah 385.03.05. Rural commune 2970 15797 0 15797

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Royal Air Maroc.(Africa/Middle East)(Brief Article)." Air Transport World. 1 July 2004. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Casablanca: Nouaceur abritera le futur siège de la RAM." L'Économiste. 18 August 2009. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Contact Info." Air Arabia. Retrieved on 21 June 2010.
  4. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004". Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 

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Coordinates: 33°21′40″N 7°36′41″W / 33.36111°N 7.61139°W / 33.36111; -7.61139