Errachidia

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Errashidia

Imetɣaren

قصر السوق Ksar es-Souk
ⵉⵖⵔⴻⵎ ⴻⵏ ⵡⴻⵍⵣⵓⵣ Iɣrem en Welzuz
City
Eṛṛacidiya / الرشيدية
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Main road in Er Rashidia
Coat of arms of Errashidia
Coat of arms
Errashidia is located in Morocco
Errashidia
Errashidia
location of Errachidia in Morocco
Coordinates: 31°55′55″N 4°25′28″W / 31.93194°N 4.42444°W / 31.93194; -4.42444Coordinates: 31°55′55″N 4°25′28″W / 31.93194°N 4.42444°W / 31.93194; -4.42444
Country Morocco
RegionDrâa-Tafilalet
ProvinceErrachidia
Elevation
1,009 m (3,310 ft)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total92,374

Errachidia (Arabic: الرشيدية‎, ar-Rachīdīya, Berber languages: ⵉⵎⵜⵖⴻⵔⵏ Imtgheren) is a city in Morocco, located in the Errachidia Province, in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet. Both languages Berber and Arabic spoken largely in this city.


Toponymy[edit]

Formerly known as "Ksar Es Souk" (Berber languages: ⵉⵖⵔⴻⵎ ⵏ ⵓⵍⵣⵓⵣ, Ighrem n Ulzuz), the city was renamed Errachidia around 1975 in honor of the second son of Hassan II, Moulay Rachid.

Culture[edit]

The city was part of the route of the 2006 and 2007 Dakar Rally.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s19rmyb0Nr0&feature=youtu.beErrachidia has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh).

Climate data for Er Rachidia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 15.7
(60.3)
18.0
(64.4)
21.6
(70.9)
26.1
(79.0)
30.2
(86.4)
35.5
(95.9)
40.6
(105.1)
39.4
(102.9)
29.5
(85.1)
26.3
(79.3)
20.3
(68.5)
16.7
(62.1)
26.7
(80.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.1
(48.4)
11.2
(52.2)
14.4
(57.9)
18.5
(65.3)
22.1
(71.8)
27.2
(81.0)
31.6
(88.9)
30.7
(87.3)
21.8
(71.2)
19.3
(66.7)
13.8
(56.8)
10.3
(50.5)
19.2
(66.5)
Average low °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
4.4
(39.9)
7.3
(45.1)
10.9
(51.6)
14.1
(57.4)
19.0
(66.2)
22.6
(72.7)
22.1
(71.8)
14.1
(57.4)
12.4
(54.3)
7.4
(45.3)
3.9
(39.0)
11.7
(53.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.3)
6
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
10
(0.4)
8
(0.3)
4
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
6
(0.2)
17
(0.7)
20
(0.8)
18
(0.7)
19
(0.7)
127
(4.9)
Source: Climate-data.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POPULATION LÉGALE DES RÉGIONS, PROVINCES, PRÉFECTURES, MUNICIPALITÉS, ARRONDISSEMENTS ET COMMUNES DU ROYAUME D'APRÈS LES RÉSULTATS DU RGPH 2014" (in Arabic and French). High Commission for Planning, Morocco. 8 April 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2017.