Azilal Province

Azilal is a province in the Moroccan region of Béni Mellal-Khénifra. Its population in 2004 is 504,501.[1]

The major cities and towns are:[1]

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Cascades d'Ouzoud
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Tanant

Subdivisions

The province is divided administratively into the following:[2]

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2004) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Azilal 081.01.01. Municipality 5741 27719 19 27700
Demnate 081.01.03. Municipality 4551 23459 1 23458
Agoudi N'Lkhair 081.03.01. Rural commune 1758 11745 0 11745
Ait Abbas 081.03.03. Rural commune 1460 10391 0 10391
Ait Bou Oulli 081.03.05. Rural commune 1168 9493 1 9492
Ait M'Hamed 081.03.07. Rural commune 3190 21742 2 21740
Tabant 081.03.09. Rural commune 1898 13012 2 13010
Tamda Noumercid 081.03.11. Rural commune 1629 11115 0 11115
Zaouiat Ahansal 081.03.13. Rural commune 1554 10435 0 10435
Ait Taguella 081.05.01. Rural commune 1236 7340 2 7338
Bni Ayat 081.05.03. Rural commune 3477 20905 1 20904
Bni Hassane 081.05.05. Rural commune 1759 11579 0 11579
Bzou 081.05.07. Rural commune 2886 14507 1 14506 4323 residents live in the center, called Bzou; 10184 residents live in rural areas.
Foum Jemaa 081.05.09. Rural commune 1860 9658 0 9658 5360 residents live in the center, called Foum Jamaa; 4298 residents live in rural areas.
Moulay Aissa Ben Driss 081.05.11. Rural commune 2109 12621 0 12621
Rfala 081.05.13. Rural commune 1485 9730 1 9729
Tabia 081.05.15. Rural commune 1339 7935 0 7935
Tanant 081.05.17. Rural commune 1730 10007 1 10006
Taounza 081.05.19. Rural commune 1753 11610 0 11610
Tisqi 081.05.21. Rural commune 1017 6304 0 6304
Ait Blal 081.07.01. Rural commune 901 6740 0 6740
Ait Majden 081.07.03. Rural commune 2564 15831 0 15831
Ait Oumdis 081.07.05. Rural commune 2066 15377 0 15377
Ait Tamlil 081.07.07. Rural commune 2453 18720 2 18718
Anzou 081.07.09. Rural commune 2021 13784 2 13782
Imlil 081.07.11. Rural commune 1753 9796 0 9796
Ouaoula 081.07.13. Rural commune 3040 22022 2 22020
Sidi Boulkhalf 081.07.15. Rural commune 1733 13149 10 13139
Sidi Yacoub 081.07.17. Rural commune 2234 16637 0 16637
Tidili Fetouaka 081.07.19. Rural commune 1824 11883 0 11883
Tifni 081.07.21. Rural commune 1736 11411 0 11411
Afourar 081.09.01. Rural commune 3961 20082 13 20069 11898 residents live in the center, called Afourar; 8184 residents live in rural areas.
Ait Mazigh 081.09.03. Rural commune 552 3185 0 3185
Ait Ouaarda 081.09.05. Rural commune 273 1786 0 1786
Ait Ouqabli 081.09.07. Rural commune 587 3221 0 3221
Anergui 081.09.09. Rural commune 641 3362 0 3362
Bin El Ouidane 081.09.11. Rural commune 958 5721 1 5720
Isseksi 081.09.13. Rural commune 310 2000 0 2000
Ouaouizeght 081.09.15. Rural commune 2885 13940 2 13938 8940 residents live in the center, called Ouaouizeght; 5000 residents live in rural areas.
Tabaroucht 081.09.17. Rural commune 606 3620 0 3620
Tagleft 081.09.19. Rural commune 2213 12184 0 12184
Tiffert N'Ait Hamza 081.09.21. Rural commune 546 3023 0 3023
Tilougguite 081.09.23. Rural commune 1779 9610 1 9609
Timoulilt 081.09.25. Rural commune 1193 6110 0 6110

References

Media related to Azilal Province at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ a b http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=1248938168&men=gcis&lng=en&des=wg&geo=-6483&srt=npan&col=adhoq&msz=1500
  2. ^ "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Lavieeco.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 April 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2012.

Coordinates: 31°58′N 6°34′W / 31.967°N 6.567°W

Afourar

Afourar is a town in Azilal Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 11,898.

Ait Bou Oulli

Ait Bou Oulli is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 9493 people living in 1168 households.

Ait M'Hamed

Ait M'Hamed is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 21742 people living in 3190 households.

Ait Majden

Ait Majden is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 15831 people living in 2564 households.

Ait Oumdis

Ait Oumdis is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 15377 people living in 2066 households.

Ait Ouqabli

Ait Ouqabli is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 3221 people living in 587 households.

Ait Taguella

Ait Taguella is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 7340 people living in 1236 households.

Anergui

Anergui is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 3362 people living in 641 households.

Azilal

Azilal (Berber languages: ⴰⵣⵉⵍⴰⵍ, Arabic: أزلال‎) is a town in central Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains. It is located at around 31°58′1″N 6°34′10″W.

South of Azilal, there is a 304.8 metres high mast for longwave broadcasting.

Bni Hassane

Bni Hassane is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 11579 people living in 1759 households.

Bzou

Bzou (بزو) is a town in the northwest corner of Morocco’s Azilal Province, just off the main road between the major cities of Beni-Mellal and Marrakesh. The sprawling commune of Bzou is composed of various Berber (a mix of Tashelhit and Tamazight) and Arabic speaking douwars tucked into the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. The main, Arabic speaking cluster of douwars (Lamdarssa, Douwar Shms, Foum Sheaba) forms Bzou's heart; on its flanks are an assortment of smaller, generally Berber douwars up in the surrounding mountains and cradling the banks of the river Oued el Abid.

With a population of approximately 4200 people in its center and 14,505 in the commune as a whole, Bzou is regionally and nationally famous for its production of the highest quality fabric used in the tailoring of a specific piece of traditional Moroccan clothing known as Djellaba. Additionally, Bzou produces a considerable amount of olives, olive oil, and honey. Economically speaking, Bzou is heavily dependent on this basic agriculture and the extremely labor-intensive, handmade fabric for which it is famous.

Demnate

Demnate (Arabic: دمنات‎; Standard Moroccan Tamazight: Demnat, ⴷⴻⵎⵏⴰⵜ) is a town in central Morocco, located at the foot of the high Atlas Mountains roughly 110 km east of Marrakech. The majority of the population speaks Berber; the local dialect is Tashelheit, as well as Darija and some French. Demnate is the oldest city in the south as it used to be a linking point between the Moroccan south and Marrakech. The Berber villages that surround Demnate are still full of tradition and have some of the most beautiful natural scenes in the entire south. The city is surrounded by beautiful mountains and close-by natural attractions, including the natural land bridge Iminifery, dinosaur traces, and the Ouzoud Falls. One of the highest mountains in Morocco (Rat) is located within miles southwest of Demnate.

Foum Jamaa

Foum Jamaa is a town in Azilal Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 5,360.

Moulay Aissa Ben Driss

Moulay Aissa Ben Driss is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 12621 people living in 2109 households.

Ouaouizeght

Ouaouizeght is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 13,940 people living in 2,885 households.

Ouaoula

Ouaoula is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 22022 people living in 3040 households.

Tamda Noumercid

Tamda Noumercid is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 11115 people living in 1629 households.

Tidili Fetouaka

Tidili Fetouaka is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province of the Tadla-Azilal region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 11883 people living in 1824 households.

Timoulilt

Timoulilt is a small town and rural commune in Azilal Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 6110 people living in 1193 households.

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