Talsint

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Talsint
Rural commune
Country  Morocco
Region Oriental
Province Figuig
Population (2014)[1]
 • Rural commune 16,166
 • Urban 9,079
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Talsint is a town and rural commune in Figuig Province, Oriental, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it had a population of 7,098.[2]

Talsint enjoyed huge media coverage in Morocco, when on 20 August 2000, King Mohammed VI announced the discovery of substantial quantities of oil and natural gas reserves in the region.[3] Further research revealed this to be untrue.

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Coordinates: 32°32′23″N 3°26′27″W / 32.539847°N 3.440805°W / 32.539847; -3.440805