As shown in the given Marrakech location map that Marrakech is located nearby the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains in the central region of Morocco.
Location Map of Marrakech
|Morocco Location Map||Where is Casablanca|
Where is Marrakech Located?
Marrakesh is the fourth largest city in the Kingdom of Morocco. It is the capital of the mid-southwestern region of Marrakesh-Safi. Marrakesh is located in the Tensift River valley, with the Tensift River passing along the northern edge of the city. Marrakech is more popularly known with its nickname i.e. "Red City", it is historical city of the country that has cultural significance. Furthermore, Marrakech is consists of two parts i.e. the medina - it is the older one and fortified city and Gueliz - it is the modern part of the city Marrakech. Surprisingly, Marrakech has the largest traditional market (known as souk in local language) in Morocco. It has also a square, which is being considered as the busiest square in Africa. Interestingly, the square infused with story-tellers, water sellers, acrobats, dancers and musicians. In the night, food stalls open nearby the square that turns it into a huge busy open-air restaurant.
Distance from Marrakesh Other Cities in Morocco
- Marrakesh to Essaouira - 110 mi (177 km)
- Marrakesh to Beni Mellal - 122 mi (196 km)
- Marrakesh to Casablanca - 149 mi (239 km)
- Marrakesh to Agadir - 153 mi (246 km)
- Marrakesh to Rabat (Capitalmof Morocco - 203 mi (327 km)
- Marrakesh to Tangier - 360 mi (580 km)
Facts about Marrakech:
|Founded by||Abu Bakr ibn Umar|
|Elevation||466 m (1,529 ft)|
|• Rank||4th in Morocco|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|Climate||Hot semi-arid climate|
|Airport||Marrakesh-Menara Airport (RAK)|
|Railway Station||Marrakesh railway station|
|Museums||Marrakech Museum, Dar Si Said Museum, Berber Museum|
Places of Attractions in Marrakech:
Menara gardens, El Badi Palace, Royal Palace, the Bahia Palace, Riads, Saadian Tombs, Tombs of the seven patron saints of the city, The Mellah of Marrakesh, Marrakech Museum, Dar Si Said Museum, Berber Museum, Koutoubia Mosqu, Ben Youssef Mosque, Almoravid Koubba, Kasbah Mosque and Mouassine Mosque