Tétouan

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For the destrict in Madrid, see Tetuán (Madrid). For the ceety in Tunisie, see Tataouine.
Tetuan

تطوان / تطّاون

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Tetuan is locatit in Morocco
Tetuan
Tetuan
Location in Morocco
Coordinates: 35°34′N 5°22′W / 35.567°N 5.367°W / 35.567; -5.367Coordinates: 35°34′N 5°22′W / 35.567°N 5.367°W / 35.567; -5.367
KintraFlag of Morocco.svg Morocco
RegionTangier-Tétouan
ProvinceTétouan
Govrenment
 • MayorMohamed Ideêmar
Highest elevation
205 m (673 ft)
Lawest elevation
2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Tot320,539
 • Rank10t in Morocco
 • Religions
Islam
Racial makeup
 • Jebala60%
 • Riffians/Ghomara35%
 • Europe1.0%
 • Ithers4%
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)
Postal Code
93000
WabsteidThe offeecial wab steid
Offeecial nameMedina o Tétouan (umwhile kent as Titawin)
TeepCultural
Criteriaii, iv, v
Designatit1997 (21st session)
Reference no.837
State Pairty Morocco
RegionArab States

Tétouan (frae the Berber ⵜⵉⵜⴰⵡⵉⵏ, Arabic: تطوان, Spaingie: Tetuán, French: Tétouan) is a ceety in northren Morocco. The Berber name means leeterally "the eyes" an figuratively "the watter springs". Tetouan is ane o the twa major ports o Morocco on the Mediterranean Sea. It lees a few miles sooth o the Strait o Gibraltar, an aboot 40 mi (60 km) E.S.E. o Tangier. In 2004 the ceety haed 320,539 inhabitants (census figur). Tetouan's ceevil airport Sania Ramel Airport is locatit 6 km tae the east.

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