Souss-Massa-Drâa

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Souss-Massa-Drâa
سوس ماسة درعة
Region
Official seal of Souss-Massa-Drâa
Seal
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 30°26′N 9°36′W / 30.433°N 9.600°W / 30.433; -9.600Coordinates: 30°26′N 9°36′W / 30.433°N 9.600°W / 30.433; -9.600
Country  Morocco
Capital Agadir
Government
 • Wali Mohamed Bousaid
Area
 • Total 70,880 km2 (27,370 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,113,653
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Souss-Massa-Drâa (Arabic: سوس ماسة درعة‎) is one of the sixteen regions of Morocco. It is situated in central Morocco. It covers an area of 70,880 km² and has a population of 3,113,653 (2004 census). The capital is Agadir. One of the major languages spoken in this region of Morocco, is (Tamazight) Tashelhit.

As of 2005, the Wali of Souss-Massa-Drâa is Rachid Filali.

The region is made up into the following provinces and prefectures :

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