Souss-Massa-Drâa

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Souss-Massa-Drâa
سوس ماسة درعة
Region
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 30°26′N 9°36′W / 30.433°N 9.600°W / 30.433; -9.600Coordinates: 30°26′N 9°36′W / 30.433°N 9.600°W / 30.433; -9.600
Country  Morocco
Created 1997
Abolished September 2015
Capital Agadir
Area
 • Total 70,880 km2 (27,370 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 3,601,917
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Souss-Massa-Drâa (Arabic: سوس ماسة درعة‎‎) was formerly one of the sixteen regions of Morocco from 1997 to 2015. It covered an area of 70,880 km² and had a population of 3,601,917 (2014 census). The capital is Agadir. One of the major languages spoken in this region of Morocco is Tashelhit.

In 2005, Rachid Filali became the Wali of Souss-Massa-Drâa.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The region was made up of the following provinces and prefectures:

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