Timahdite

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Timahdite
Town
Timahdite sheep
Timahdite sheep
Timahdite is located in Morocco
Timahdite
Timahdite
Coordinates: 33°14′13″N 5°3′36″W / 33.23694°N 5.06000°W / 33.23694; -5.06000Coordinates: 33°14′13″N 5°3′36″W / 33.23694°N 5.06000°W / 33.23694; -5.06000
Country  Morocco
Region Meknès-Tafilalet
Province Ifrane Province
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,507
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Timahdite is a town in Ifrane Province, Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 2507.[1] Located at an altitude of 1800 metres, it lies in the heart of Middle Atlas Mountains, in an area with a harsh climate.

The local breed of Timahdite sheep is one of the major Moroccan local sheep breeds.

Geography[edit]

Timahdite is located 30 kilometres south of the city of Azrou on the N13 national road commonly used by people crossing the massif of the Middle Atlas and High Atlas to reach Errachidia and the Sahara Desert. 5 kilometres north of the city is the ski resort of Ifrane. The Sebou River, the second longest river in Morocco has its source not far from the town in a river upstream known as the Wadi Guigou and is fed from melting snow and from springs. 20 kilometres south of the town, is the great Lake Sidi Ali Aguelmam within Khénifra Province at an altitude of 2100 metres. Timahdite has a very cold climate with some of the lowest temperatures in Africa. Significant snowfall in winter months often makes the N13 road in this region impassable for weeks. The surrounding mountains keep their snow until May. Tiamhdite has a lot of Sources That can help you right there but still...

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2012-12-16. 

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