Sidi Bou Othmane

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Sidi Bou Othmane
Country  Morocco
Region Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz
Province El Kelaa des Sraghna Province
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,732
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Sidi Bou Othmane is a town in El Kelaa des Sraghna Province, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 5,066.[1]

The famous Battle of Sidi Bou Othman was fought here on 6 September 1912, between the French colonial forces and the army of Ahmed al-Hiba.


Coordinates: 31°54′12″N 7°56′32″W / 31.9033°N 7.94222°W / 31.9033; -7.94222