Rabat-Salé-Kénitra

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Rabat-Salé-Kénitra
الرباط-سلا-القنيطرة
Eṛṛbaṭ-Sla-Qniṭra
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Region
Location in Morocco
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 34°02′N 6°50′W / 34.033°N 6.833°W / 34.033; -6.833Coordinates: 34°02′N 6°50′W / 34.033°N 6.833°W / 34.033; -6.833
Country  Morocco
Chef-lieu Rabat
Government
 • Wali Abdelouafi Laftit
 • President Abdessamad Sekkal
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 4,580,866
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+1 (WEST)

Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (Arabic: الرباط-سلا-القنيطرة‎; Berber languages: Eṛṛbaṭ-Sla-Qniṭra) is one of the twelve administrative regions of Morocco. It is situated in north-western Morocco and has a population of 4,580,866 (2014 census).[1] The capital is Rabat.[2]

History[edit]

Rabat-Salé-Kenitra was formed in September 2015 by merging Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer with the region of Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The region is made up into the following provinces and prefectures:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population légale d'après les résultats du RGPH 2014 sur le Bulletin officiel N° 6354" (pdf). Haut-Commissariat au Plan (in Arabic). Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Décret fixant le nom des régions" (PDF). Portail National des Collectivités Territoriales (in French). 20 February 2015. Archived from the original (pdf) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Décret fixant le nom des régions" (PDF). Portail National des Collectivités Territoriales (in French). Archived from the original (pdf) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.