Tarfaya Province

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Tarfaya is a province in the Moroccan economic region of Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra, which includes the southwestern part of the territory of Morocco as of before 1975, and the northern part of the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Its population in 2004 was 10420.[1] Its main town is Tarfaya.[2]

In the north-east of the province, Khenifiss National Park is located.

Subdivisions[edit]

The province is divided administratively into the following:[3][4]

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2004) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Tarfaya 321.01.05. Municipality 1328 5615 1 5614
Akhfennir 321.05.01. Rural commune 343 1583 1 1582
Tah 321.05.07. Rural commune 242 1255 0 1255
Daoura 321.05.03. Rural commune 192 878 2 876 (eh)
El Hagounia 321.05.05. Rural commune 180 1089 0 1089 (eh)

Notes :

  • Before 2009, these communes were part of the Laâyoune Province.
  • (eh) The two communes of Daoura and El Hagounia are located for their largest part in Western Sahara.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazteteer". Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "World Gazteteer". Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004". Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Annuaire statistique régional Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra, 2010 (version arabe et française)" (in French / Arabic). The Government of Morocco. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 

Coordinates: 27°56′22″N 12°55′34″W / 27.93944°N 12.92611°W / 27.93944; -12.92611