Agadir

Agadir

Agadir (Arabic: أݣادير، أكادير‎; Standard Moroccan Tamazight: ⴰⴳⴰⴷⵉⵔ‎) is a major city in Morocco, located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean near the foot of the Atlas Mountains, just north of the point where the Sous River flows into the ocean. It is 508 km south of Casablanca. It is the capital of the Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane Prefecture and of the Souss-Massa economic region. A majority of its inhabitants speak Shilha/Tashelhit, a Berber language of the Atlas branch, as their first language.

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