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, the Wali of Souss-Massa-Drâa was Rachid Filali.

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

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