High Atlas

The High Atlas is a region in covering the mountain range and surrounding destinations such as . It's a regular destination for mountain hikers, ski enthusiasts, or travellers interested in the indigenous Berber culture found throughout its many peaks and valleys.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain. Photo: Fawaz.tairou, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Popular Destinations

Marrakesh is the fourth largest city in the . Photo: FoxLimaOscar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a historic ighrem or ksar along the former caravan route between the and in present-day . Photo: Elena Tatiana Chis, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tinghir or is a city in the region of , south of the High Atlas and north of the Little Atlas in southeastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small town in approximately 55 kilometers south of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a national park in the High Atlas region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a small village in the Ourika Valley in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in the foothills of the mountains in . Photo: Kitetraveller.com, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Ourika River is a river in , at 31°24′00″N 7°47′00″W / 31.4°N 7.783333°W. Photo: Elgaard, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a ski resort in the High Atlas. It is one of the few places in where skiing is possible, and it also boasts the highest ski lift in Africa. Photo: China Crisis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small village in the high of . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town and rural commune in , , . Photo: NeoRetro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town and rural commune in of the Tadla-Azilal region of .

is a small village high up in the of . Photo: Lionfishy, Public domain.

is a small village in the High Atlas mountains of , in the Rhirhaia valley.

High Atlas

Latitude of center
31.06° or 31° 3' 36" north
Longitude of center
-7.9° or 7° 54' west
2151 metres (7057 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5073374822
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Aṭlas ameqqran
  • Afrikaans: Groot-Atlas
  • Arabic: الأطلس الكبير
  • Arabic: الاطلس الكبير
  • Arabic: جبال الأطلس الكبير
  • Basque: Atlas Garaia
  • Belarusian: Высокі Атлас
  • Belarusian: Высокі Атляс
  • Catalan: Alt Atles
  • Cebuano: Haut Atlas
  • Chinese: 大阿特拉斯山脈
  • Chinese: 高阿特拉斯山脈
  • Czech: Vysoký Atlas
  • Danish: Høje Atlas
  • Dutch: Hoge Atlas
  • English: Grand Atlas
  • Esperanto: Alta Atlaso
  • Estonian: Kõrg-Atlas
  • French: Haut-Atlas
  • French: Haut Atlas
  • German: Hoher Atlas
  • Greek: Υψηλός Άτλας
  • Hebrew: אזור הרי האטלס הצפוני
  • Italian: Alto Atlante
  • Japanese: オートアトラス山脈
  • Japanese: ハイ・アトラス山脈
  • Japanese: 高アトラス
  • Japanese: 高アトラス山脈
  • Kabyle: Aṭlas ameqqran
  • Lithuanian: Aukštasis Atlasas
  • Persian: اطلس بزرگ
  • Polish: Atlas Wysoki
  • Portuguese: Alto Atlas
  • Russian: Высокий Атлас
  • Serbo-Croatian: Visoki Atlas
  • Spanish: Alto Atlas
  • Swedish: Haut Atlas
  • Swedish: Höga Atlas
  • Turkish: Yukarı Atlaslar
  • Ukrainian: Високий Атлас
  • Walloon: Grand Atlasse
  • Welsh: Atlas Uchel
  • Great Atlas

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