Khémisset Province

Khémisset is a province in the Moroccan economic region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra. Its population in 2004 is 521,815 This town was founded in 1924 on the site of a military outpost on the road from Rabat to Fes now a provincial capital Khemisset is also the capital of the confederation of the Berber-speaking Zemmour tribes. This is a good place to stop since there are many cafes and restaurants .The town also has a crafts cooperative where you can buy regional specialities, such as carpets and mats woven in palm fibre or wool. Every Tuesday Khemisset is the venue for one of the most important country souks in Morocco, with almost 1900 stalls The major cities and towns are:

Nature of commune Ait Iko province of Khémisset Morocco


The province is divided administratively into the following:[1]

NameGeographic codeTypeHouseholdsPopulation (2004)Foreign populationMoroccan populationNotes
Ait Mimoune291.03.01.Rural commune191810236010236
Ait Ouribel291.03.03.Rural commune174610224110223
Ait Siberne291.03.05.Rural commune1001523205232
Ait Yadine291.03.07.Rural commune346319461019461
El Ganzra291.03.09.Rural commune210713404013404
Majmaa Tolba291.03.11.Rural commune334116698116697
Sfassif291.03.13.Rural commune1467805108051
Sidi Allal Lamsadder291.03.15.Rural commune1744874018739
Sidi El Ghandour291.03.17.Rural commune376418587818579
Ait Ichou291.05.01.Rural commune378221302213
Ait Ikkou291.05.03.Rural commune199510676010676
Bouqachmir291.05.05.Rural commune767445404454
Houderrane291.05.07.Rural commune1484657206572
Maaziz291.05.09.Rural commune2772121714121679190 residents live in the center, called Mâaziz; 2981 residents live in rural areas.
Oulmes291.05.11.Rural commune4107190140190149460 residents live in the center, called Oulmes; 9554 residents live in rural areas.
Tiddas291.05.13.Rural commune2575118310118313584 residents live in the center, called Tidass; 8247 residents live in rural areas.
Ain Sbit291.07.01.Rural commune206411411111410
Brachoua291.07.05.Rural commune225612371112370
Ezzhiliga291.07.07.Rural commune285815506015506
Jemaat Moul Blad291.07.09.Rural commune1135642906429
Laghoualem291.07.11.Rural commune222212560012560
Marchouch291.07.13.Rural commune206811075011075
Moulay Driss Aghbal291.07.15.Rural commune974560305603
Ain Johra291.09.01.Rural commune166810151110150
Ait Belkacem291.09.03.Rural commune890491504915
Ait Bouyahya El Hajjama291.09.05.Rural commune1066551405514
Ait Malek291.09.07.Rural commune824439604396
Khemis Sidi Yahya291.09.09.Rural commune1255656206562
M'Qam Tolba291.09.11.Rural commune224414705014705
Sidi Abderrazak291.09.13.Rural commune238213654213652
Sidi Boukhalkhal291.09.15.Rural commune1236720007200
Sidi Allal El Bahraoui291.09.17.Rural commune30521529911152889884 residents live in the center, called Sidi Allal El Bahra; 5415 residents live in rural areas.


  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 27 April 2012.

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