THE GHARB-CHRARDA-BENI HSSEN REGION

Overview of the region

The region of Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen is located north west of Morocco and represents 1.6 % of the national territory. The region has an agricultural vocation and enjoys a strategic position at the crossroads of the main national infrastructures, and witnesses a continuous economic growth.

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Strengths of the region

Geographical Location

The region of Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen has a coastline of 140 km on the Atlantic Ocean, and is characterized by a Mediterranean climate. It enjoys a strategic position, as it is located:

  • 100 km from the airport of Casablanca Mohamed V.
  • 150 km from the port of Casablanca.
  • 200 km from the port of Tanger-Med.

Infrastructures & potentials

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International proximity
100 km from Casablanca International Airport

 

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Optimal connection to all parts of Morocco
3165 km of roads

 

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Fishing ports
A coastline of 140 km

 

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An efficient rail link
a railway junction
designed as a stop station for the high speed train linking Tangier and Casablanca by 2015

 

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A skilled and available workforce
65% of the population is under 30 years
A major center of universities and research facilities
Appropriate vocational training

 

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A natural gas pipeline of 55 km with a capacity of 23.5 million cubic feet/day

 

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An efficient and specialized industrial area
300 industrial companies
20,000 jobs

 

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A water basin of over 6 M m3
5 dams

 

ico-touriste

A developing tourism potential
Important biological, historical, and archaeological sites

 

Source: Regional Investment Center of the Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen region.

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Contact us

MEDZ Commercial Showroom

Tel. : +212 537 57 66 78

Email: showroom@medz.ma

Key figures

chiffre cArea: 7 900 km²

Population: 2,000,000 inhabitants

Urbanization: 42 %

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