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Explore Rabat in Morocco
Rabat in the region of Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaër with its 1,655,753 inhabitants is a town in Morocco and is the capital of this country.
Current time in Rabat is now 12:58 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Casablanca " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Málaga, Granada, Cordova, Cádiz, and Algeciras. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Málaga . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Rabat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Food market - Rabat, Morocco
A bit more exciting than Tesco... Like most places in this shrinking world, Morocco is becoming more and more internationalised. But at least in the central market in Rabat a good deal of the local cu ..
Gnawa for tourists 5
This Gnawa musician is playing a plucked lute called gumbri, a three-stringed bass instrument. Gnawa origin from West-Africa. They try to earn some money by performing music for passing tourists in Ra ..
Morocco Rabat City trip
Rabat (Arabic الرباط, transliterated ar-Rabāṭ or ar-Ribāṭ, literally "Fortified Place"), is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650000 (2010 ..
Walled City Rabat (Morocco).mp4
This is the outer view of old walled city in Rabat (Morocco), some of the traditional restuarents are located here as well, i went one of them and love the food, its so nice and tasty, and you can fin ..
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
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.
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
Located at 34.01 -6.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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.
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