Grand Casablanca

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Greater Casablanca
الدار البيضاء الكبرى
Tamnaḍt Tameqqṛant n Anfa
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 33°32′N 7°35′W / 33.533°N 7.583°W / 33.533; -7.583Coordinates: 33°32′N 7°35′W / 33.533°N 7.583°W / 33.533; -7.583
Country Morocco
Capital Casablanca
 • Wali Mohamed Halab
 • Total 1,157 km2 (447 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 4,250,750
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Greater Casablanca (Arabic: الدار البيضاء الكبرى; Amazigh: Tamnaḍt Tameqqṛant n Anfa) is one of the old sixteen administrative regions of Morocco. Located in coastal north western Morocco, it is the most densely populated region and covers an area of 1,157 km2 (447 sq mi). The population at the 2014 census was 4,270,750.[1] The region is the economic heart of the modern Moroccan economy with Casablanca, the region's capital, being the effective economic capital of Morocco.

The region is bordered by Chaouia-Ouardigha to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west.

The Wāli, or governor, of Greater Casablanca is Mohammed Kabbaj.

Prefectures and provinces[edit]

The Wilaya of Greater Casablanca consists of two prefectures, Casablanca and Mohammedia, and two provinces: Nouaceur Province and Mediouna Province.[2]

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