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Mohammedia (Arabic: المحمدية, Al-Muhammadia) is a port ceety on the wast coast o Morocco locatit atween Casablanca an Rabat in the region o Greater Casablanca. It hosts the maist important ile refinery o Morocco, Samir, which mak it the center o the Moroccan petrol. it haes a population o 188,619 (2004 census).

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mohammédia lies alang the Atlantic Ocean 15 miles (24 km) northeast o Casablanca. It's locatit atween the ootlets o the rivers Oued El-Maleh an Oued Nfifikh an is bordered bi the Atlantic Ocean tae the north, Ben Slimane Province tae the east an sooth, an the prefectur o Sidi Bernoussi-Zenata tae the wast.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mohammédia haes a Mediterranean climate. The moderatin effect o the Atlantic ocean influences strangly on the ceety climate an makes its winter soft an warm, an its simmer hot an ceul. Mohammédia enjoys plenty o sunshine throughoot the year wi measurable precipitation annually.

The period o November through Aprile is mild an rainy wi average heich temperaturs o 63–70 °F (17–21 °C) an laws o 48–53 °F (9–12 °C), housomeivver temperaturs can occasionally drop tae aroond 36 °F (2 °C) in the fore-nuin, or be as heich as 80 °F (27 °C) for a few days durin winter.

The period o Mey through October is warm tae hot an dry wi average heich temperaturs o 72–79 °F (22–26 °C) an laws o 59–68 °F (15–20 °C), but temperaturs frequently exceed 90 °F (32 °C) an occasionally reach 104 °F (40 °C).

Maist rainfaw occurs frae November tae Aprile. The average o precipitation annually is aroond 11.8 inches (~300.00mm). Precipitations are generally licht rain showers, but sometimes hivy rainfaw an thunderstorms. Snawfaw haes niver occurred in the ceety.

Climate data for Mohammedia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 17
(63)
18
(64)
19
(66)
20
(68)
22
(72)
24
(75)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
24
(75)
21
(70)
18
(64)
21.8
(71.2)
Average laich °C (°F) 9
(48)
10
(50)
11
(52)
12
(54)
15
(59)
18
(64)
20
(68)
20
(68)
19
(66)
16
(61)
13
(55)
10
(50)
14.4
(58.0)
Precipitation mm (inches) 46
(1.81)
33
(1.3)
28
(1.1)
23
(0.91)
9
(0.35)
3
(0.12)
1
(0.04)
1
(0.04)
4
(0.16)
28
(1.1)
53
(2.09)
54
(2.13)
283
(11.14)
Source: msn Weather [1]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Mohammédia is growin at a fast rate. The ceety, which haed a sma population o anerlie 500 fowk in 1914, is currently the hame o aboot 204,000 fowk. The population o aw the prefectur o Mohammédia is estimatit at 336,000 inhabitants wi an average population density o 12,900 fowk per square mile (5,000.00/km²). Aw fowk o the Moroccan Kinrick are representit in this region. The first inhabitants o the ceety wur the Zenata tribes which anerlie few o them remain, dividit territorially atween Mohammédia an neighborin prefecturs. Anither Arab tribe o Mauritanie, cried Mjedba, setteled atween Fédala an Mediouna three centuries ago an are nou twice as mony as Zenata.

Demographic evolution
1994 2004 2010
170,063 188,619 203,748
1994, 2004 : offeecial census; 2010 : calcul.

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