Chaouia-Ouardigha (Arabic: الشاوية ورديغة) was formerly one of the sixteen regions of Morocco from 1997 to 2015. It was situated in north-central Morocco in the historical region of Chaouia. It covered an area of 7,010 km² and had a population of 1,893,950 (2014 census).[1] The capital was Settat.


الشاوية ورديغة
Location in Morocco (1997–2015)
Coordinates: 33°0′N 7°37′W
Country Morocco
AbolishedSeptember 2015
  Total7,010 km2 (2,710 sq mi)
 (2014 census)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

The last Wali (governor) of the region was Mohamed Moufakkir.[2]

Administrative divisions

The region was made up of the following provinces:

Moroccan regions were reorganized in September 2015: Khouribga Province joined Béni Mellal-Khénifra, while the other three provinces were incorporated into Casablanca-Settat.



  1. "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 April 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
  2. "Biographie de M. Mohamed Moufakkir, Wali de la région Chaouia-Ouardigha, gouverneur de la province de Settat". September 30, 2014.
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