Salé

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Salé
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Flag of Salé
Salé is located in Morocco
Salé
Salé
Location within Morocco
Salé is located in Africa
Salé
Salé
Salé (Africa)
Coordinates: 34°02′N 6°48′W / 34.033°N 6.800°W / 34.033; -6.800
Country Morocco
RegionRabat-Salé-Kénitra
Government
 • MayorJamae Mouatassime[1]
Elevation
0 to 115 m (0 to 377 ft)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • Total890,403
 • Rank5th in Morocco[2]
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Demonym(s)Slawi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  1. The High Commission for Planning defines the city of Salé as comprising the five arrondissements of Bab Lamrissa, Bettana, Hssaine, Layayda and Tabriquet.[2]

Salé (Arabic: سلا, romanized: salā, [salaː]; Berber languages: ⵙⵍⴰ, romanized: sla) is a city in northwestern Morocco, on the right of the Bou Regreg river. It was founded in about 1030 by the Banu Ifran,[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Le Président de la commune urbaine de Salé Archived 26 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine(in French)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Note de présentation des premiers résultats du Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitat 2014" (in French). High Commission for Planning. 20 March 2015. p. 8. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. J. D. Fage (1 February 1979). The Cambridge History of Africa. Cambridge University Press. p. 663. ISBN 978-0-521-21592-3.