Sidi Bou Othmane
in Kelaa-Des-Sraghna of Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.902 and -7.942 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 54' 8" and W -7° 56' 30"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dirham - MAD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:02 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Casablanca
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 8:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-34.454 and 172.778 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Morocco in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Morocco.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Morocco. Last Update: 2022-05-27 07:59:32

Discover Sidi Bou Othmane

Sidi Bou Othmane in Kelaa-Des-Sraghna (Marrakesh-Safi) is a place in Morocco about 159 mi (or 257 km) south-west of Rabat, the country's capital city.

Current time in Sidi Bou Othmane is now 05:02 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Casablanca with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Sidi Bou Othmane, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Morocco is Menara Airport in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Morocco is Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), South-West. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marrakesh, Sidi Rahhal, Tidili Mesfioua, Touama and Moulay Brahim. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 29%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 17 km/h (11 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 21% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

32°C (90 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

27°C (81 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

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Published: January 16, 2010
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Sidi Bou Othmane

Sidi Bou Othmane is a town in El Kelaa des Sraghna Province, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 5,066. The famous Battle of Sidi Bou Othman was fought here on 6 September 1912, between the French colonial forces and the army of Ahmed al-Hiba.

Located at 31.9033, -7.94222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in El Kelâat Es-Sraghna Province

Battle of Sidi Bou Othman

The Battle of Sidi Bou Othman was an important battle fought at Sidi Bou Othman, some 40 kilometers north of Marrakesh, during the French conquest of Morocco. It saw the victory of a French column under Colonel Charles Mangin over the forces of the south Moroccan leader Ahmed al-Hiba in September 1912. As a result of the victory, the French captured the city of Marrakesh and annexed southern Morocco into the French protectorate of Morocco.

Located at 31.9033, -7.94222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Marrakech, History of Morocco, Conflicts in 1912, Battles involving Morocco, Battles involving France

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sidi Bu Osmán, Sidi Bou Otmane, Sidi Bou Othmane