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.


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

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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, 梅克内斯

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