Temara (Arabic: تمارة; Berber languages: ⵜⵎⴰⵔⴰ) is a coastal city in Morocco. It is located in the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, directly south of Rabat on the Atlantic coast, in the suburban area of the capital. The city has 313,510 inhabitants as of 2014 and is the capital of Skhirate-Témara Prefecture. It is twinned with Saint Germain en Laye, France. The city has beaches and a small pleasure port.
Morocco's coastal capital since 1912, Rabat has just over a million people. Modern and even reserved by Moroccan standards, the city also has many fascinating historic sites, including the picturesque Kasbah of the Udayas, built in the mid-12th century. The unique Hassan Tower, begun at the end of the 12th century, was meant to have the world's largest minaret, but was never completed. Just opposite the tower lies the 20th-century Mausoleum of Mohammed V, another of the city's main attractions.
Kenitra (Moroccan Arabic: قْنيطره, Qniṭra; Arabic: القنيطرة, al-Qonayṭéra, the little bridge) is a city in northern Morocco, formerly (1932–1956) known as Port Lyautey. It is a port on the Sbu river, has a population in 2014 of 431,282, is one of the three main cities of the Rabat-Sale-Quneitra region and the capital of Kenitra Province. During the Cold War Kenitra's U.S. Naval Air Facility served as a stopping point in North Africa.
Discover the best top things to do in Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco including Tramway Rabat-Sale, Chellah, Mausoleum of Mohammad V, Kasbah des Oudaias, Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, Jardin Zoologique National de Rabat, Hassan Tower, Medina of Rabat, Andalusian Gardens, Rabat Old Town.
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