Taliouine

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Taliouine
Berber: ⵜⴰⵍⵉⵡⵉⵏ, Arabic: تاليوين
Town
View of the kasbah of Taliouine
View of the kasbah of Taliouine
Taliouine is located in Morocco
Taliouine
Taliouine
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 30°31′58″N 7°55′32″W / 30.53278°N 7.92556°W / 30.53278; -7.92556
Country  Morocco
Region Souss-Massa
Province Taroudant
languages (Berber)
Population (2004)
 • Total 5,844
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
A street in Taliouine

Taliouine (IPA: /tɛliwin/, Berber: ⵜⴰⵍⵉⵡⵉⵏ, Arabic: تاليوين‎) is a town in Taroudant Province, Souss-Massa, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 5,844. The primary language used in Taliouine is the (Berber) variety Tashelhit.[1]

Taliouine is famous for its production of saffron and is one of the main exporters of this spice worldwide. The town celebrates Anmugar Amadal N Zafran, Le Festival International de Safran every year in winter (usually November), the season in which the saffron flower germinates


References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2012-12-10. 

Coordinates: 30°31′58″N 7°55′32″W / 30.53278°N 7.92556°W / 30.53278; -7.92556