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Bab Berdieyinne MosqueMosques0.2km
Bab MansourMonument0.9km
Great MosqueMosques1km
Dar Jamai MuseumMuseums1km
Royal Golf de Meknès Golf0.9km
La Fayiette Stadiums1km
Le bassin de l'agdal 1km
Les Hirondelles Stadiums2km
Running trackStadiums3km
Terrain de sport Stadiums3km
Bassatine AirportAirports4km
Hna lasal full contactStadiums4km
Terrain Wislane Stadiums6km
Terrain dtal l hand Stadiums4km
Complexe on y a organise la coupe d'afrique de HaSwimming4km


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Category: Cities, Local time: 09:00:02, Altitude: 498m, Address: Meknes, Morocco

Meknes is a historical city in Morocco . It is located in the north of the country,in the region Meknès - Tafilalet. It is situated on the river Oued Boufekrane, about 60 km from the town Fès .

About Meknes

The history of Meknes dates back to the days of the Roman Empire. It used to be originally a fortress. In the 10th century this area was settled by Berber tribes. Meknes was founded in the 11th century AD as a military outpost. In the following centuries the city was experiencing unprecedented prosperity mainly due to Sultan Ismail. The traditional architecture is combined with elements of European architecture, which made the city even more important. Since 1996, the historic city Meknes has been the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. At present, Meknes has a population of about 550 thousand.

Pros

nice people
breathtaking architecture
nice weather
delicious meals
splendid sceneries
distinctive atmosphere
flat surrounding area

Cons

uncomfortable summer temperature
chilly in winter
far from the airport

Suitable for

shopping
history
nightlife
cruises
active vacation

Why to go there?

old&new architecture
historical centre

Transportation and means of transport

air

business travel (industry)

textile
chemical
food processing


Information and Facts

GPS: 33.8929, -5.5546
Altitude: 498 m
Population: 1,000,000
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 5:36:12 PM

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