Agadir

Name Of The City / Municipality

Agadir
Agadir Urban Municipality

Region

 Souss Massa Draa

 

Population

450,000 (2012)

Area

110 km²

Name Of The President Of The Urban Municipality

Tariq Kabbage

Contact

Website

http://www.communeoujda.ma/

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Main Features: Cultural Or Historical Status / Tourism Attractions / Natural Sites

City rebuilt after the earthquake (29 February 1960)
Tourism: 25,000 beds
Maritime activities: (3 ports, for fishing, goods and leisure)
The rural area is rich in natural sites: Souss-Massa National Park, Arganeraie...) Imperial City (Taroudant, Tiznit), Tafraoute, Imouzzer...
Annual festivals (Timitar Festival, Concert for Tolerance, Cinema and Immigration Festival)

Main Economic Activities (Industrial, Agricultural)

1. Tourism
2. Food industry
3. Fishing

Challenges Of Sustainable Development

Energy Conditions / Challenges

Reducing energy costs by:
Optimizing energy consumption
Promoting renewable energy
Biodiversity and combating desertification