Figuig Géographie - Oued Zousfana

Figuig - Geography

Figuig : Geographic coordinates

Latitude   32 degrees, 7 minutes and 1 second, N
Llongitude 1 degree 13 minutes and 37 seconds, west
Distance from Equateur 3571,24 Km
Altitude 903 m
  
Figuig : Administratively

City FIGUIG part of the Oriental region, the second region in the administrative division of Morocco, which includes 12 regions. And BOUAARFA is the capital of the province of FIGUIG.

Région de l'oriental
Les provinces   Carte Superficie

1) Nador

2) Berkane

3) Oujda-Angad

4) Taourirt

5) Jerada

6) Figuig  

7) Guercif

8) Driouch
figuig, Région de l'oriental 90127 km²
Figuig figuig, Région de Figuig 55950 km²

Figuig Coat and Code

Zip code 61000
Time ( GMT +1)
Emblem of the province of FIGUIG figuig : Emblème de la province de FIGUIG


FIGUIG on the map

The city is located FIGUIG south-eastern Morocco near the Moroccan-Algerian border. Distant from the city of almost 384 km OUJDA and the town of Bani-Ouane (Algeria) 8km Figuig houses and a strategic border area and, again, very sensitive between Morocco and Algeria.

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Figuig topography and landforms

Mountains

The metropolitan area is structurally FIGUIG the great mountain range of Morocco: High Atlas, and specifically the IS side. This explains the presence of several mountains in this area. These mountains form a sort of natural barrier around the city Figuig, and play a specific role in the survival of the city. Figuig, according to geological experts, has benefited greatly from these mountains. Obviously, as some underground tunnels are considered a large rainwater tank, including a large body of water that flows from the mountain town above (High Atlas). On the other hand, these mountains hinder the sanding of the oasis. Below is a list of major mountains surrounding FIGUIG.

Location and heigh

EAST side:

 Mountains  Height
Laamour  2160 m

NORTH side:
   
 Mountains  Height
Sifa 1876 m
Bani samir  2152 m

The side NORTHEAST:

Mountains   Height 
Aal arja 1050 m
Zrika abdelkaader 1000 m

 The side NORTHWEST:

 Mountains  Height
Himour 1168 m
Krouz 1647 m

 WEST side:

Mountains Height
Lamïz 1909 m

SOUTH side:
 Includes several small mountains. They will cite in order of their location EAST WEST:

Mountains   Height
Jermane 1047 m
Sidi youssef 1065 m
Taghla 1117 m
Zenaga 1051 m
Melias 1128 m

Ssatellites photos
 
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Figuig pages

Several information available about Figuig and in several languages

Geography of Figuig

Geography of Figuig

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Figuig : Geographic coordinates

Latitude   32 degrees, 7 minutes and 1 second, N
Llongitude 1 degree 13 minutes and 37 seconds, west
Distance from Equateur 3571,24 Km
Altitude 903 m

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History of the town of Figuig

History of the town of Figuig

 
  Figuig histoire



Preface:



Located in eastern Morocco, Figuig is one of the oldest cities in the kingdom. Known for its climate semi - desert, date palms and countless Ksour. Formerly, there were several ksour, but today only seven are still standing, including:

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