Boumalne Dades

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Boumalne Dades
Boumalne du Dades
Town
View of Boumalne Dades
View of Boumalne Dades
Country  Morocco
Region Drâa-Tafilalet
Province Tinghir
Elevation 5,125 ft (1,562 m)
Population (2014)
 • Total 12,328
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. According to the 2014 census it had a population of 12,328.[1]

Located at the edge of a desert plateau, at the outlet of the upper Dadès Valley (more than 1500 m high), Boulmane Dades is originated from an old way of transhumance, controlled by the Aït Atta Tribe of Jbel Saghro and also used by neighboring tribes of Mgouna, Aït Sedrate, Aït Hdiddou and Aït Marghad between summer pastures in the High Atlas and Saghro wintering ones. Most residents, like those of the Dades Valley, are berber people.

Silver on Acanthite from the Imiter mine, about 20 km east of Boumalne-Dadès.[2]

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Coordinates: 31°25′25″N 6°04′20″W / 31.42361°N 6.07222°W / 31.42361; -6.07222