Draa-Tafilalet region encompasses five different provinces, Ouarzazate Province, Errachidia Province, Zagora Province, Tinghir Province, and Midelt Province. Draa-Tafilalet offers an extremely diverse variety of landscapes and scenarios. From desert dunes to breathtaking canyons, from endless palm groves to mountain steps, from Alpine lakes to table mountains.
Currently, the Draa-Tafilalet region consists of 5 provinces:
- Errachidia Province (418,451 inhabitants);
- Tinerhir Province (322,412 inhabitants);
- Zagora Province (307,306 inhabitants);
- Ouarzazate Province (297,502 inhabitants);
- Midelt Province (289,337 inhabitants).
Drâa-Tafilalet is limited by four regions and by Algeria:
- south with the Algerian border;
- to the west with the Sous-Massa region;
- to the north with the Marrakech-Safi region;
- the Beni Melal-Jenifra region, and the Fez-Meknes region;
- and to the east with the Oriental region.
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The region Draa-Tafilalet has three well equipped international airports that follow the best standards of quality and security.
The Ouarzazate Airport served 136.007 passengers in 2019. IATA: OZZ.
The Errachidia Moulay Ali Sheriff Airport served 53.366 passengers in 2019. IATA: ERH
The Zagora Airport served 17.156 passengers in 2019. IATA: OZG
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Ksar Ait Benhaddou
The Draa-Tafilalet Region is the proud location of Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, a prime World Heritage site listed by UNESCO since 1987.
Ait Ben Haddou adobe village is carved on a slope at the foot of the Atlas with the river at its feet.
Ait Benhaddou was built in the 17th century and has been the scene of famous movies and television series several times.
This “clay village” at the end of Ounila Valley, is an exotic place that leaves no one indifferent.
The kasbahs and houses inside the ksar are made of mud, wood, mud, and other primary materials.