in Rabat of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, Morocco
- Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) (Unesco heritage, 65 mi)
- Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Royal Golf Dar Es Salam (Golf course, 0 mi)
- Golf de Bouznika Bay (Golf course, 24 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 34.013 and -6.833 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 34° 0' 47" and W -6° 49' 57"
- 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: 09:04 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Casablanca
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:07 am and 7:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -34.500 and 172.917 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Te Hapua
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Rabat
Rabat in Rabat (Rabat-Salé-Kénitra) with it's 1,655,753 habitants is located in Morocco. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Rabat is now 09:04 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Casablanca with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Rabat, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Morocco is Rabat-Salé Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Morocco is Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) in a distance of 65 mi (or 104 km), South-West. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Temara, Skhirate, Kenitra, Bouznika and Tiflet. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
La Tour Hassan
Dar El Kébira
Riad Kalaa 2
Hôtel Le Diwan - MGallery by Sofitel
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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.
Rabat, is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 1 million (2012). It is also the capital of the Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer region. The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg. On the facing shore of the river lies Salé, the city's main commuter town. Together with Temara the cities account for a combined metropolitan population of 1.8 million.
The Bou Regreg is a river located in western Morocco which discharges to the Atlantic Ocean between the cities of Rabat and Salé. The estuary of this river is termed Wadi Sala. The river is 240 kilometres long, with a tidal estuary of approximately 24 kilometres extending upriver. Its average discharge is 23 m3/s and can reach 1500 m3/s during periods of flooding.
For the Canadian figure skater, see Jamie Salé. SaléSla / سلا File:Monuments de Salé.
The Bank Al-Maghrib is the central bank of the Kingdom of Morocco. It was founded in 1959, and is based in Rabat. It holds reserves of foreign currency with an estimated worth of USD 36 billion (2008 worth). In addition to currency management, the Bank Al-Maghrib also supervises a number of privatized banks supplying retail services. The Bank is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion and active in promoting financial inclusion policy.
Hassan Tower or Tour Hassan is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat, Morocco. Begun in 1195, the tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with the mosque, also intended to be the world's largest. In 1199, Sultan Yacoub al-Mansour died and construction on the mosque stopped. The tower only reached 44 m (140 ft), about half of its intended 86 m (260 ft) height.
Chellah, or Sala Colonia is a necropolis and complex of ancient Roman Mauretania Tingitana and medieval ruins at the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco. First spot of Salé, this latter was completed towards the north of the river. It is the most ancient human settlement on the mouth of the Bou Regreg River.
Mausoleum of Mohammed V
The Mausoleum of Mohammed V is a historical building located on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower on the Yacoub al-Mansour esplanade in Rabat, Morocco. It contains the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons, late King Hassan II and Prince Abdallah. The building is considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture, with its white silhouette, topped by a typical green tiled roof, green being the color of Islam.
Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium
Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Rabat, Morocco. It is named after Prince Moulay Abdellah of Morocco. It was built in 1983 and is the home ground of FAR Rabat. It is currently used mostly for football matches and it can also stage athletics. The stadium holds 52,000. Since 2008 it is host of the Meeting International Mohammed VI d'Athlétisme de Rabat.
Hajja is a settlement in western coastal Morocco near Rabat. The earliest recorded history of the general vicinity is associated with the now ruined Chellah along the estuarine portion of the Oued Bou Regreg. Chellah was originally settled by the Phoenicians and later became a Roman settlement.
Rabat American School
The Rabat American School is an independent college preparatory day school located in Rabat, Morocco. The program is co-educational and non-residential. English is the language of instruction.
House of Councillors (Morocco)
The House of Councillors (Majlis al-Mustasharin) is the upper house of the Parliament of Morocco and has 270 members, elected for a nine-year term, elected by local councils (162 seats), professional chambers (91 seats) and wage-earners (27 seats). The 2011 Constitution of Morocco retained this second chamber, but reduced its term of office from 9 to 6 years.
House of Representatives (Morocco)
The Moroccan Parliament has two chambers. The House of Representatives has 325 members elected for a five-year term, 295 elected in multi-seat constituencies and 30 in national lists consisting only of women. The other chamber is the House of Councillors.
Salle Moulay Abdellah
Salle Moulay Abdellah is an indoor sporting arena located in Rabat, Morocco. The capacity of the arena is 10,000 people. The arena is used to host indoor sporting events, such as basketball and volleyball.
Salle Ibn Yassine
Salle Ibn Yassine is an indoor sporting arena located in Rabat, Morocco. The capacity of the arena is 5,000 people.
Mohammed V University
Mohammed V University was founded in 1957 under a royal decree. It is the first university in Morocco. The university is named after Mohammed V d. 1961, the former King of Morocco. In 1993, it was divided into two independent universities: Mohammed V University at Agdal Mohammed V University at Souissi
Kasbah of the Udayas
The Kasbah of the Udayas is a kasbah in Rabat, Morocco located at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river opposite of Salé. It was built during the reign of the Almohads. When the Almohads had captured Rabat and destroyed the kasbah of the Almoravids in the town, they began reconstructing it in AH 544 / AD 1150. They added a palace and a mosque and named it al-Mahdiyya, after their ancestor al-Mahdi Ibn Tumart. After the death of Yaqub al-Mansur (AH 595 / AD 1199) the kasbah was deserted.
Agdal is an urban community in Rabat, the capital of Morocco. It is a former suburb whose chief inhabitants, prior to the post-war expansion of the city, were the students of the nearby university (as noted by Malika Oufkir, in her book Stolen Lives). Presently, it is among the richest neighbourhoods in Morocco. It is inhabited by many expatriates, chiefly French, as well as a population of wealthy Moroccans. It houses one of the two railway stations of Rabat, named Rabat-Agdal.
Stade de FUS
Stade de FUS is a multi-use stadium in Rabat, Morocco. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home games of FUS de Rabat of the GNF 1. The stadium holds 15,000 spectators.
Mawazine ("Rhythms") is a festival of world music that takes place annually in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, featuring Arab and international music icons. There have many Mawazines since the beginning in 2001. Mawazine is one of several events which are intended to promote an image of Morocco as a tolerant nation, with a post on the event's website declaring that the festival intends to promote and "support Rabat, as a city open to the world".
EMI Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs
The Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs is a School of Engineering in Rabat, Morocco. EMI was founded in 1959 by the King Mohammed V as Morocco's first polytechnic, it's the largest institution of higher education in technology and one of the leading technical schools in Morocco.
Republic of Salé
The Republic of Salé was an independent corsair city-state on the Moroccan coast. It was a major piratical port during its brief existence in the 17th century.
Stade Boubker Ammar
Stade Boubker Ammar is a football stadium in Salé, Morocco. It is the home stadium of Asyut Petroleum of the Botola. The stadium holds 10,000 spectators.
National Instistute of Statistics and Applied Economics
The National Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) is one of the Moroccan's oldest engineering school and remains to this day one of the most prestigious Moroccan Grandes écoles in engineering, located in Rabat and created in 1961, it was replaced by royal decree,the Training Centre of Engineers statisticsin 1967 with the support of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
National School of Mineral Industry
The National School of Mineral Industry called École nationale de l'industrie minérale or ENIM in French is a leading engineering school in Morocco. The school is also known as École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Rabat. Based in Rabat, ENIM Rabat is one of the oldest engineering schools in Morocco. ENIM is a member of the Conférence des grandes écoles (CGE).
Russian Orthodox Church in Rabat
Church of the Holy Resurrection in Rabat is the first and actually the only functioning Russian Orthodox Church in Morocco. It is under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church.
These districts belong to Rabat.
- Diour Jamae
- Les Ministeres
- Les Orangers
- Tour Hassan
- Yacoub El Mansour
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Rabat.
- Tour Hassan
- El Youssoufia
- Hay Bou Regreg
- Hay Rachad
- Hay Linbiaat
- Hay Lfarah
- Hay Nahda
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Rabat.
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Trophee Hassan II
Starting at: 06:00 am (06:00).
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Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem
Starting at: 06:00 am (06:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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