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Tangier Tetouan

Country  Morocco
Abolished  September 2015
Area  11,570 km²
Created  1997
Time zone  WET (UTC+0)
Capital  Tangier
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Tangier-Tetouan (Berber: Tanja-Tiṭṭawin, ⵜⴰⵏⵊⴰ-ⵜⵉⵟⵟⴰⵡⵉⵏ; Arabic: طنجة تطوان‎‎) was formerly one of the sixteen regions of Morocco from 1997 to 2015. It covered an area of 11,570 km² and had a population of 3,157,075. The capital was Tangier. In 2015, it expanded Al Hoceima Province (formerly from the Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate Region) to form the Region of Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima.

Geography

The region has a coastline to the west on the Atlantic Ocean, on the north to the Strait of Gibraltar and to the east on the Mediterranean Sea. It borders the regions of Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen and Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate to the south and also has a border to the Spanish exclave of Ceuta.

Administrative divisions

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

  • Tangier Sub-Region
  • Prefecture of Tangier-Assilah
  • Fahs-Anjra Province
  • Tétouan Sub-Region
  • Prefecture of M'diq-Fnideq
  • Chefchaouen Province
  • Larache Province
  • Ouezzane Province
  • Tétouan Province
  • References

    Tangier-Tetouan Wikipedia


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