Nouaceur Province

Nouaceur (Arabic: إقليم النواصر, French: Province de Nouaceur) is a province in the Moroccan region of Casablanca-Settat. Its population in 2004 was 236,119. Its major town is Bouskoura, although the administrative centre is Nouaceur.

Mohammed V International Airport is in Nouaceur. In 2004 Royal Air Maroc announced that it was moving its head office from Casablanca to a location in Nouaceur, close to Mohammed V International Airport.[1] The agreement to build the head office in Nouaceur was signed in 2009.[2] Air Arabia Maroc has its head office in the arrivals terminal of the airport.[3]


The province is divided administratively into the following:[4]

NameGeographic codeTypeHouseholdsPopulation (2004)Foreign populationMoroccan populationNotes
Bouskoura385.03.01.Rural commune1970992259779218213453 residents live in the center called Bouskoura, and 33940 residents live in the center called Lamkanssa; 44866 residents live in rural areas.
Dar Bouazza385.03.03.Rural commune25507115367150115217
Oulad Salah385.03.05.Rural commune297015797015797


  1. "Royal Air Maroc.(Africa/Middle East)(Brief Article)." Air Transport World. 1 July 2004. Retrieved on 19 October 2009. Archived 29 May 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Casablanca: Nouaceur abritera le futur siège de la RAM." L'Économiste. 18 August 2009. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.
  3. "Contact Info Archived 2012-10-20 at the Wayback Machine." Air Arabia. Retrieved on 21 June 2010.
  4. "Recensement général de la population et de l'habitat de 2004" (PDF). Haut-commissariat au Plan, Retrieved 27 April 2012.

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