Meknes is a city in the region of . driving you nuts? Nearby Meknes is a vibrant, modern city bustling with nightlife, restaurants and an impressive imperial city created in the 17th century by King Moulay Ismaïl, with numerous historical monuments and natural sites; it is also the nearest city to the Roman ruins of Volubilis.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 520,000
  • IATA airport code: MEK
  • United Nations Location Code: MA MEK
  • Latitude: 33.8935° or 33° 53' 36.7" north
  • Longitude: -5.5473° or 5° 32' 50.2" west
  • Elevation: 531 meters (1742 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 2542715

Other Names for Meknes

  • Arabic: مكناس
  • Berber languages: ⴰⵎⴽⵏⴰⵙ
  • Bulgarian: Мекнес
  • Czech: Meknes
  • Dutch: Meknes
  • French: Meknès
  • German: Meknès
  • Hebrew: מקנס
  • Indonesian: Meknes
  • Italian: Meknes
  • Japanese: メクネス
  • Macedonian: Мекнес
  • Norwegian: Meknes
  • Persian: مکناس
  • Polish: Meknes
  • Portuguese: Meknès
  • Russian: Мекнес
  • Spanish: Mequinez
  • Swedish: Meknes
  • Mekinez
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