Temara, Skhirate-Témara Prefecture, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra Region, Morocco

🇲🇦 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.

Temara, Skhirate-Témara Prefecture, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra Region, Morocco 

Temara has a population of over 313,510 people. Temara also forms part of the wider Rabat metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,200,000 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Temara is twinned with: 🇫🇷 Saint Germain en Laye, France.

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