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]

Name Geographic code Type Households Population (2004) Foreign population Moroccan population Notes
Nouaceur 385.01.03. Municipality 2349 12696 7 12689
Bouskoura 385.03.01. Rural commune 19709 92259 77 92182 13453 residents live in the center called Bouskoura, and 33940 residents live in the center called Lamkanssa; 44866 residents live in rural areas.
Dar Bouazza 385.03.03. Rural commune 25507 115367 150 115217
Oulad Salah 385.03.05. Rural commune 2970 15797 0 15797


  1. "Royal Air Maroc.(Africa/Middle East)(Brief Article)." Air Transport World. 1 July 2004. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.
  2. "Casablanca: Nouaceur abritera le futur siège de la RAM." L'Économiste. 18 August 2009. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.
  3. "Contact Info." 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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Coordinates: 33°21′40″N 7°36′41″W / 33.36111°N 7.61139°W / 33.36111; -7.61139

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