Bni Drar

Bni Drar or Ban-i Drār (Arabic: بني درار) is a municipality in the Oujda-Angad prefecture in the Oriental Region of Morocco. In the country's 2004 census Bni Drar's population was recorded as 8,919, making it the second largest settlement in the prefecture after the city of Oujda.[1] In 1994 its population was 6663 and it is estimated in 2012 that its population is 11,083.[2]

Bni Drar

بني درار

Ban-i Drār
Bni Drar
Location in Morocco
Bni Drar
Bni Drar (Africa)
Coordinates: 34°51′28″N 1°59′34″W
Country Morocco
475 m (1,558 ft)
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)

It lies on the N2 highway 20 km to the northwest of the regional capital, Oujda, and 17 km southeast of Ahfir. It is near the closed border with Algeria.

The town has a school and a lycée, a market, a hospital, a woman's club and a cemetery.[3]


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