Regions of Morocco

The regions of Morocco were created in 1997 with the enactment of the localization law. Since 2015, Morocco has been divided into 12 regions. Regions is the highest administrative level in Morocco. The regions are divided into 75 sub-provinces. The regions are governed by the governors of the king. The governor also manages the province where he is located.

Regions of Morocco
Regions of Morocco Map

Twelve Regions of Morocco

The African country Morocco is divided into twelve regions, the highest administrative division. These regions are Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab, Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, Guelmim-Oued Noun, Souss-Massa, Drâa-Tafilalet, Oriental, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima, Fès-Meknès, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Casablanca-Settat and Marrakesh-Safi

Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab

Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab is located in the southern part of the country. Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab has an area of 142,865 square kilometers and has a population of 142,955 according to 2014 population data. Dakhla is the capital of the region.

Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra

Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located in the southern part of the country. The area of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra is 140,018 square kilometers and has a population of 367,758 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Laâyoune.

Guelmim-Oued Noun

Guelmim-Oued Noun is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located in the central part of the country. Guelmim-Oued Noun has an area of 46,108 square kilometers and has a population of 433,757 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Guelmim.

Souss-Massa

Souss-Massa is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located in the central part of the country. Souss-Massa has a surface area of 51,642 square kilometers and has a population of 2,676,847 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Agadir.

Drâa-Tafilalet

Drâa-Tafilalet is located in the northern and eastern part of the country. The area of Drâa-Tafilalet is 88,836 square kilometers and has a population of 1,635,008 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is the city of Errachidia.

Oriental

Oriental is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located at the northeastern end of the country. The area of Oriental is 90,127 square kilometers and has a population of 2,314,346 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Oujda.

Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima

Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. The region is located in the northernmost part of the country. The area of Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima is 15,090 square kilometers and has a population of 3,556,729 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is the city of Tangier.

Fès-Meknès

Fès-Meknès is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located in the northern part of the country. Fès-Meknès has a surface area of 40,075 square kilometers and has a population of 4,236,892 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Fès.

Rabat-Salé-Kénitra

Rabat-Salé-Kénitra is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located in the northwestern part of the country. Rabat-Salé-Kénitra has an area of 18,194 square kilometers and has a population of 4,580,866 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Rabat.

Béni Mellal-Khénifra

Béni Mellal-Khénifra is one of the twelve regions of Morocco. Region is located in the northern part of the country. Béni Mellal-Khénifra has an area of 28,374 square kilometers and has a population of 2,520,776 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Béni Mellal.

Casablanca-Settat

Casablanca-Settat is located in the northwestern part of the country. The area of Casablanca-Settat is 20,166 square kilometers and has a population of 6,861,739 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is Casablanca.

Marrakesh-Safi

Marrakesh-Safi is located in the northwestern part of the country. The area of Marrakesh-Safi is 39,167 square kilometers and has a population of 4,520,569 according to 2014 population data. The capital of the region is the city of Marrakesh.

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