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about Oujda

Want to discover Oujda? There are a thousand ways to do it. The city of Oujda is one of the cities where the traditions are most anchored because of its history and its conservative population. There are the remains of the human activity of primitive times in the caves of the surroundings of Oujda: flint, spikes, etc.
Specimens from the Stone Age industry were collected from around Oujda before the arrival of the Romans. Oujda is a border town of Morocco, located in the extreme northeast of the country, on the border of the eastern Rif region, its proximity to the port of Nador and with Algeria is 5 km, which allows it to play the role of the crossroads between Morocco and Algeria, it has more than one million inhabitants.
The Medina of Oujda with its hidden Arab-Muslim hamlet reaches an area of ​​twenty-five hectares, sheltering several monuments of undeniable historical value, it is surrounded by a belt of gardens planted with olive trees, and its thickness reaches a thousand meters in some places. Each garden was enclosed by an adobe wall of 1.80 to 2 meters high pierced with numerous holes. These gardens, therefore, served as an appreciable system of defense. You will also see not far from the Medina, the Park Lalla Aïcha stretching on an area of ​​about 20 hectares.
Created in 1935, it is a place of relaxation for the inhabitants of Oujda. It offers a beautiful leisure area with its swimming pools, sports fields, tennis and riding clubs as well as its children's play equipment. The Lalla Meriem Park is set up for relaxation and houses a museum.
This park is also the siege of the Syndicate of Initiative and Tourism of the Oriental. There is also a place to learn Gharanati music. The privileged geographical position of Oujda constitutes an asset for its prosperity and its progress, the city has a commercial and tertiary vocation, and its economy is built mainly on the smuggling of the goods coming from Algeria.


Region: The Oriental
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