Bni Chiker

Aïth Chichar (Arabic: بني شيكر Bni Chiker, local Berber name: yath Chicher; /ⴰⵜ ⵛⵉⵛⴰⵔ/: ⴰⵢⵜ•ⵛⵉⴽⴻⵔ) is a town in Nador Province, Morocco. At the time of the 2014 census it had a population of 21 715.[1]

Bni Chiker

Yath Chichar
بني شيكر
Ayt Chicher, ⴰⵢⵜ•ⵛⵉⴽⴻⵔ /ⴰⵜ ⵛⵉⵛⴰⵔ/
Bni Chiker
Bni Chiker
Coordinates: 35.273529°N 3.015069°W / 35.273529; -3.015069
Country Morocco
ProvinceNador Province
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)

A large proportion of the population is Berber.

It is the birthplace of the writer Mohammed Chukri (1935-2003) and of Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, who on 16 May 2012 was appointed Minister of Women's Rights and Government spokesperson in the Ayrault government in France.


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