Tata, Morocco

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Tata
ⵟⴰⵟⴰ
طاطا
Tata is located in Morocco
Tata
Tata
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 29°44′34″N 7°58′21″W / 29.74278°N 7.97250°W / 29.74278; -7.97250Coordinates: 29°44′34″N 7°58′21″W / 29.74278°N 7.97250°W / 29.74278; -7.97250
Country  Morocco
Region Souss-Massa
Province Tata Province
Government
 • Mayor Moulay Mahdi El Habibi
Population (2004)
 • Total 15,192
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

Tata (in Berber : ⵟⴰⵟⴰṬaṭa) is a town in south-western Morocco with a population of 15,192 according to the country's 2004 census. It is the largest town in Tata Province.[1] It is situated on a desert plain of the Sahara Desert, southeast of Agadir and Taroudannt, close to the Algerian border and the mountain range Anti-Atlas at the foot of Jebel Bani. Tourists use the town as a base for excursions in the area. Tata lies on the N12 highway between to the north-east of the regional capital Guelmim and to the south of the neighboring region of Drâa-Tafilalet. It is also near to Algeria, although due to the remoteness of the area there is no border crossing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2004 Morocco Population Census