The Marrakech region

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Overview of the Region

Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz is a region doted with many assets. The wealth of its heritage, the diversity of its hinterland, and the quality of its offer make it the Kingdom's top tourist destination.

Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz indeed boasts an excellent hotel and tourist infrastructure: 47,902 beds and more than 5 tourist areas. The region presents a diversified tourism offer, ranging from cultural and seaside tourism to leisure, business, and sports tourism, as well as eco-tourism…).

iconDim31,160 km²iconhab3,102,652 inhabitantsiconLocalCity of Marrakech

Strengths of the region

Geographic location

Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz is located in the heart of the country. It is bounded to the north by the Chaouia-Ourdigha and Doukkala-Abda regions, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east by the Tadla-Azilal region and to the south by the High Atlas mountain range.

It comprises a prefecture and five provinces:

  • The prefecture of Marrakech
  • The province of Al Haouz
  • The province of Chichaoua
  • The province of El Kelâa des Sraghna
  • The province of Essaouira
  • The province of Rehamna

Infrastructures & potential

ico-zone Marrakech Ménara Airport: 2nd airport platform and 1st charter destination of the kingdom, with 22 airline companies.
Essaouira Airport 215 km away from the Marrakech Palmeraie.

ico-route Casablanca – Marrakech highway
Marrakech - Agadir highway

ico-liaison The Marrakech train station has a traffic of over 3 million travelers per year

ico-portuaire 1 fishing port in Essaouira

ico-pole 15 industrial zones

ico-civil 55,5% of the population is young and professionally active

ico-narture A unique natural and landscaped setting
More than 8 natural sites
More than 7 historic monuments

ico-touriste The Kingdom's 1st tourist destination
Diversified tourism products: mountain tourism, green tourism, cultural tourism, leisure tourism, business tourism, water sports and seaside tourism
831 hotel units and 47,902 beds
More than 5 tourist zones

ico-event Numerous events: International Film Festival of Marrakech, Marrakech International Comedy Festival, Marrakech Popular Arts Festival, Race of Morocco (TTC) in Marrakech, Gnaoua World Music Festival in Essaouira, thr Marrakech Art Biennale...

Our parks in the region

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Contact us

MEDZ Commercial Showroom

Tel. : +212 537 57 66 78

Email: showroom@medz.ma

Key figures

chiffre c Area: 31,160 km²

Population: 3,102,652 inhabitants

Urbanization rate: 34.9% en 1994

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