Tangier-Tetouan

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Tangier-Tetouan
طنجة تطوان
ⵜⴰⵏⵊⴰ-ⵜⵉⵟⵟⴰⵡⵉⵏ / Tanja-Tiṭṭawin
Region
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 35°46′N 5°48′W / 35.767°N 5.800°W / 35.767; -5.800Coordinates: 35°46′N 5°48′W / 35.767°N 5.800°W / 35.767; -5.800
Country  Morocco
Capital Tangier
Government
 • Wali Mohamed Hassad (Tanger-Tétouan)
Mohamed Yaakoubi (Tétouan)
Area
 • Total 11,570 km2 (4,470 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,470,372
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Tangier-Tetouan (Berber: Tanja-Tiṭṭawin, ⵜⴰⵏⵊⴰ-ⵜⵉⵟⵟⴰⵡⵉⵏ; Arabic: طنجة تطوان‎) is the northernmost of the sixteen regions of Morocco. It covers an area of 11,570 km²[1] and has a population of 2,470,372.[2] The capital is Tangier.

Geography[edit]

The region has a coastline to the west on the Atlantic Ocean, on the north to the Strait of Gibraltar and to the east on the Mediterranean Sea. It borders the regions of Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen and Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate to the south and also has a border to the Spanish exclave of Ceuta

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tangier-Tetouan, Morocco.com, accessed 7 February 2013
  2. ^ (2004 census)