Sidi Boutayeb

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Sidi Boutayeb
Rural commune and town
Sidi Boutayeb is located in Morocco
Sidi Boutayeb
Sidi Boutayeb
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 33°01′34″N 4°01′57″W / 33.0262°N 4.0324°W / 33.0262; -4.0324Coordinates: 33°01′34″N 4°01′57″W / 33.0262°N 4.0324°W / 33.0262; -4.0324
Country  Morocco
Region Fès-Meknès
Province Boulemane Province
Population (2004)
 • Total 9,522
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Sidi Boutayeb is a small town and rural commune in Boulemane Province of the Fès-Meknès region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 9522 people living in 1705 households.[1]

Shrine (Zaouia)[edit]

Sidi Boutayeb is named after the shrine and tomb of sidi Abou Atayeb, a holy persona whom lived in the area, it is said that Sidi Abou Atayeb is a descendant of Moulay Idriss of Fes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Retrieved 28 June 2012.