Benslimane

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Benslimane
بن سليمان
ⴰⵢⵜ ⵙⵍⵉⵎⴰⵏ
Ville Benslimane Maroc.JPG
Benslimane is located in Morocco
Benslimane
Benslimane
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 33°37′N 7°7′W / 33.617°N 7.117°W / 33.617; -7.117
Country Morocco
Region Casablanca-Settat
Elevation 233 m (764 ft)
Population
 • Total 46,478
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Benslimane (Arabic: ابن سليمان; Berber: ⴰⵢⵜ ⵙⵍⵉⵎⴰⵏ) is a Moroccan city located in Casablanca-Settat region.

History[edit]

The city was founded by the French in 1907 during the campaign of Morocco, the military establishment will be followed by the construction of a residential area for military that developed along the path to Bouznika.[1]

Located 60 km from Casablanca, is known for its dry climate and for hunting wild boar.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

The city is divided into several areas such as: Bel Air District, Al Qods District, The Oaks District, Gardens District as well as other administrative and industrial areas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.benslimane.ma/historique.html