Meknes

Meknes is one of the four Imperial cities of Morocco, located in northern central and the sixth largest city by population in the kingdom. Founded in the 11th century by the Almoravids as a military settlement, Meknes became the capital of under the reign of Sultan Moulay Ismaïl, son of the founder of the Alaouite dynasty.
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Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
is a multi-use stadium in Meknes, .

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a town and municipality in of the region of .

Meknes

Latitude
33.8979° or 33° 53' 52.4" north
Longitude
-5.532° or 5° 31' 55.3" west
Open Location Code
8C5PVFX9+55
Population
836,000
IATA airport code
MEK
United Nations Location Code
MA MEK
Elevation
531 metres (1,742 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26756035
Geo­Names ID
2542715
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Meknas
  • Arabic: Meknes
  • Arabic: الحاضرة الإسماعيلية
  • Arabic: العاصمة الإسماعيلية
  • Arabic: مكناس
  • Arabic: مكناسة الزيتون
  • Armenian: Մեկնես
  • Asturian; Bable: Mequinez
  • Avaric: Guazaxo ke Maknas
  • Bashkir: Мекнес
  • Basque: Meknes
  • Belarusian: Мекнес
  • Belarusian: Мэкнэс
  • Bengali: মেকনাস
  • Bulgarian: Мекнес
  • Catalan: Meknes
  • Catalan: Meknès
  • Catalan: Mequines
  • Cebuano: Meknès
  • Chinese: メクネス
  • Chinese: 梅克內斯
  • Chinese: 梅克内斯
  • Chuvash: Мекнес
  • Corsican: Meknes
  • Croatian: Meknes
  • Czech: Meknes
  • Czech: Meknès
  • Danish: Meknes
  • Danish: Meknès
  • Dutch: Meknes
  • Dutch: Meknez
  • Dutch: Meknès
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: مكناس
  • Esperanto: Meknes
  • Esperanto: Meknès
  • Estonian: Meknes
  • Finnish: Meknes
  • French: Meknès
  • Georgian: მეკნესი
  • German: Meknes
  • German: Meknès
  • Greek: Μεκνές
  • Guarani: Mekine
  • Gujarati: મેકનેસ
  • Hausa: Ameknas
  • Hebrew: מקנס
  • Hindi: मेकनेस
  • Hungarian: Meknesz
  • Indonesian: Meknes
  • Italian: Mekhnes
  • Italian: Meknes
  • Italian: Meknès
  • Japanese: メクネス
  • Japanese: 古都メクネス
  • Kabyle: Meknas
  • Kannada: ಮೆಕ್ನೆಸ್
  • Kazakh: Meknes qalası
  • Kazakh: Мекнес қаласы
  • Kazakh: مەكنەس قالاسى
  • Korean: 메크네스
  • Kurdish: Meknes
  • Kurdish: مەکنەس
  • Latvian: Meknesa
  • Latvian: Miknēsa
  • Lithuanian: Meknesas
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Meknès
  • Macedonian: Мекнес
  • Maithili: मेकनेस
  • Malay (generic): Meknes
  • Maltese: Meknès
  • Marathi: मेकनेस
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: مكناس
  • Nepali: मेकनेस
  • Norwegian: Meknes
  • Norwegian: Meknès
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Meknes
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Meknès
  • Persian: مکناس
  • Polish: Meknes
  • Polish: Meknès
  • Polish: Miknas
  • Portuguese: Meknes
  • Portuguese: Meknès
  • Portuguese: Mequinez
  • Romanian: Meknes
  • Romanian: Meknès
  • Russian: Мекнес
  • Scots: Meknes
  • Serbian: Meknes
  • Serbian: Мекнес
  • Serbian: مكناس
  • Serbo-Croatian: Meknes
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mknas
  • Sicilian: Meknes
  • Sinhalese: මෙක්නෙස්
  • South Azerbaijani: مکناس
  • Spanish: Meknes
  • Spanish: Meknès
  • Spanish: Mequinez
  • Spanish: Mequínez
  • Swahili (generic): Meknès
  • Swedish: Mekines
  • Swedish: Meknes
  • Swedish: Meknès
  • Tachelhit: Mknas
  • Tamil: மெக்னாஸ்
  • Telugu: మెక్నెస్
  • Thai: Meknes
  • Thai: แม็กแน็ส
  • Turkish: Meknes
  • Twi: Meknes
  • Ukrainian: Мекнес
  • Urdu: Meknes
  • Urdu: Meknès
  • Urdu: مکناس
  • Uzbek: Meknes
  • Uzbek: Miknas
  • Uzbek: Miknas Ulzaytun
  • Uzbek: Miknas ulzaytun
  • Vietnamese: Meknes
  • Vlaams: Meknes
  • Waray (Philippines): Meknes
  • Welsh: Meknes
  • Welsh: Meknès
  • Western Panjabi: مکناس
  • Wu Chinese: 梅克内斯
  • Yiddish: מעקנעס
  • Yue Chinese: 梅克內斯
  • Mekinez
  • Meknès ⴰⵎⴽⵏⴰⵙ مكناس
  • მექნესი
  • ⴰⵎⴽⵏⴰⵙ

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