Region: Rabat Sale Kenitra
A privileged location on the edge of the Atlantic and a history of exceptional richness, makes this region a prime tourist destination, it boasts a unique historical heritage, reflecting the diversity of the legacies that shaped the “Deux Rives” Of Bouregreg over the centuries.
The Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region is located on the Atlantic seaboard in the north-west of Morocco, it is considered as the result of a fruitful combination of the Arab-Muslim past and Western modernism, covering an area of approximately 12,000 km² with a population of 4,580,866 inhabitants, bounded to the north by the region of Tangier-Tétouane-Al Hoceima, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the south by Beni Mellal-Khénifra region.
This region has one of the few preserved historical and cultural heritages, since June 2012, a number of sites of the city of Rabat were inscribed on the list of World Heritage of Unesco as cultural property.
The site includes the "new town", designed and built under the French Protectorate from 1912 to the 1930s, including the royal residence, colonial administrations, residential and commercial complexes, the Botanical and Pleasure Gardens.
There are also ancient parts of the city which in some cases date back to the 12th century.