Agadir (word that means "fortified granary collective Tachelhit (Berber) (Tifinagh:, Arabic: أڭادير) is a city in southwest Morocco, located on the Atlantic coast, 508 km south of Casablanca, Essaouira 173 miles, and 235 km west of Marrakech, in the region of Souss. Agadir is the capital of the administrative region Sub-Massa-Draâ and headquarters of the Prefecture of Agadir-Ida Outanane.

Presentation of the city:

The city has about 500 000 inhabitants (Gadiris French, Gougadir / Oultougadir in Tachelhit, Gadiri / Gadiria in Arabic), and the metropolitan area, with neighboring peoples, and Inezgane Ait Melloul, 600 000. According to the census of 2004, Agadir was the year 346 106 people , and the population of the Prefecture of Agadir-Ida Outanane was 487 954 .It is one of the major urban centers of Morocco, sixth in the country after Grand Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Marrakech and Tangier. The population density is quite high. Three languages are spoken in the city: the Arab (mostly Darija, the Moroccan Arabic dialect), the Tachelhit (or Berber), the Amazigh (Berber Chleuhs or Icelḥiyen) and the French. Devastated by an earthquake in 1960, the city has been completely rebuilt. Now is one of the largest resorts in Morocco, where many tourists, attracted by an unusually mild climate throughout the year.

district AGADIR:

city center:

Broad and dynamic, covering Boulevard Mohamed V and Hassan II, the Valley of the birds, avenue du Général KETTANI, Mohammed VI, and Moulay Abdellah Mokhtar Soussi and the broad avenue of FAR (Royal Armed Forces). Also included Salam Place, Place of Hope and Loubnane Mosque and the Place des Deux Fontaines, which leads to the outdoor theater of the municipality.
The beach:

Lively and dynamic coastal Agadir Boulevard consists of August 20, Tawada Avenue and Boulevard de la Corniche Avenue Souss wadi. The beach and tourist area with many restaurants, cafes and boutique hotels.Several residential areas also along the beatch.

Development projects are under the cornice. The beach is over 10 km long.

New Talborjt:

This area is the name of former district Talborjt (Small Tour Tachelhit). Very animated, New Talborjt rebuilt away from the old Talborjt, a main artery Boulevard Mohammed Sheikh Saadi, who was named the winner of the Portuguese in 1541. The other tracks are the main avenue du Président Kennedy and February 29. Then there is the mosque of Mohamed V, the garden Olhão (coastal town in southern Portugal, which is twinned Agadir) and his museum memorial and the garden of Ibn Zaydoun. Some good hotels and restaurants have been built in major arteries.


Many people near the Avenue des FAR (Royal Armed Forces). Gadiris many live outside the area. Several hectares of green areas surrounding residential areas which are the main arteries of Avenue Mokhtar Soussi, Avenue du Caire and the United Nations. The main areas are the Swiss city, which covers several hectares and is home to the Hassan II hospital and the Consulate of France, the mixture of neighborhood that houses the consulate of Spain, the district Founti (dreamed) beautiful villas of the house near the beach and residential and tourist area beyond the Illigh. Beautiful views of the beach, 2 km. Just east of these neighborhoods, go to the airport, there is still the city where they built villas Dakhla inspired by the art of Andalusia and Morocco, near the power Ibnou Zohr, modern glass buildings.


Fishing port, the port and the last with a marina. Avenida del Puerto, the district's main artery, is surrounded by plants and some canned sardines restaurants. The port, very modern, which also attracts tourists. Their fish market near the Avenida del Puerto is known.

La Kasbah, Agadir Oufella:

La Kasbah, (Oufella Agadir, Agadir or N'Ighir Agadir, Agadir Hill) High in 1572, was expanded Founti with your foot to the sea, the oldest district of Agadir, a veritable fortress small lively streets and emerging from the sixteenth century. Proud of the fortress, there is now a long wall in the same restored after the earthquake, and the interior is no longer a field inconstructible. But the point of view on the bay of Agadir. The small cafe built against the wall, which attracted walkers and tourists no longer exists. Provided an opportunity for ex Agadir mention of the famous Casbah Café Maure. The hill bears the inscription in Arabic: "God, Homeland, King", which, like the walls, lit at night.


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