🇲🇦 Temara (تمارة) is a coastal city in Morocco. It is located in the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, directly south of Rabat on the Atlantic coast, in the suburban area of the capital. The city is the capital of Skhirate-Témara Prefecture. The city has beaches and a small pleasure port. Temara was founded in the twelfth century by Sultan Othman El Arfaoui, who built a mosque there and named it Al Maha. Five centuries later, Mulai Ismail built the current wall and made from Temara a ribat around Said mosque. Later, Mulay Abd ar-Rahman and Mulay Abdul Aziz completed Kasbah of the Udayas as religious and military camps.