Moulay Rachid (district)

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Moulay Rachid
مولاي رشيد
District of Casablanca
Moulay Rachid is located in Greater Casablanca
Moulay Rachid
Moulay Rachid
Location in Greater Casablanca
Coordinates: 33°34′13″N 7°32′31″W / 33.57028°N 7.54194°W / 33.57028; -7.54194Coordinates: 33°34′13″N 7°32′31″W / 33.57028°N 7.54194°W / 33.57028; -7.54194
Country  Morocco
Region Casablanca-Settat
 • Total 13.38 km2 (5.17 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 384,044
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Moulay Rachid (مولاي رشيد) is a district and southeastern suburb of Casablanca, in the Casablanca-Settat region of Morocco. The district, named after Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco, covers an area of 13.38 square kilometres (5.7 square miles) and as of 2004 had 384,044 inhabitants.[1] It lies to the east of Sbata.


The district is divided into two arrondissements:


  1. ^ "La Préfecture de Casablanca" (in French). Retrieved 22 April 2012.