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Morocco, Africa
latitude: 28.337, longitude: -9.400
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Morocco is a country in Africa at latitude 28°20′13″ North, longitude 9°24′00″ West.

This page is to coordinate mapping in Morocco (North West Africa).

The official languages are Arabic and Tamazight (ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ). French is widly spoken and used for administrative porpuse.

Website and twitter account for the Moroccan OSM community:

OSM Maroc website (www.openstreetmap.ma)

Twitter@OsmMaroc

OpenStreetMap Morocco talk list

https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ma

Areas being mapped

New Regions!!

From 22 January 2015 Morocco reduces the regions from 16 to 12.

Region Capital city Subdivisions
Prefectures Provinces
1 Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima Tanger Tanger-Asilah · M'Diq-Fnideq Al Hoceima · Chefchaouen · Fahs-Anjra · Larache · Ouezzane · Tétouan
2 Oriental Oujda Oujda Angad Berkane · Driouch · Figuig · Guercif · Jrada · Nador · Taourirt
3 Fès-Meknès Fès Fès · Meknès Boulemane · El Hajeb · Ifrane · Moulay Yacoub · Sefrou · Taounate · Taza
4 Rabat-Salé-Kénitra Rabat Rabat · Salé · Skhirate-Temara Kénitra · Khemisset · Sidi Kacem · Sidi Slimane
5 Béni Mellal-Khénifra Béni Mellal Azilal · Béni Mellal · Fquih Ben Salah · Khénifra · Khouribga
6 Casablanca-Settat Casablanca Casablanca · Mohammedia Ben Slimane · Berrechid · El Jadida · Mediouna · Nouaceur · Settat · Sidi Bennour
7 Marrakech-Safi Marrakech Marrakech Al Haouz · Chichaoua · El Kelaa Sraghna · Essaouira · Rehamna · Safi · Youssoufia
8 Daraa-Tafilalet Errachidia Errachidia · Midelt · Ouarzazate · Tinghir · Zagora
9 Souss-Massa Agadir Agadir Ida Ou Tanane · Inezgane Ait Melloul Chtouka Ait Baha · Taroudant · Tata · Tiznit
10 Guelmim-Oued Noun Guelmim Assa-Zag · Guelmim · Sidi Ifni · Tan-Tan
11 Laâyoune-Saguia El Hamra Laâyoune Boujdour · Es Semara · Laâyoune · Tarfaya
12 Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab Oued Ed-Dahab Aousserd · Oued Eddahab

Morocco rendered with Mapnik date:3.3.2007

Rabat rendered with Osmarender date:3.3.2007
Rabat 23.02.2014

Cities

Mapping of cities can be use by Bing Aerial Imagery as background in editors

Autoroute F.svg Existing Motorways

Nom  % complet Nom  % complet Nom  % complet
A 1

Rabat <-> Tanger

100% A 2

Rabat <-> Oujda

100% A 3

Rabat <-> Casablanca

100%
A 4

Tanger <-> Port Tanger Med

100% A 5

Casablanca <-> Safi

100% A 6

Tétouan <-> Fnideq

100%
A 7

Casablanca <-> Agadir

100% A 9

?

A 11

Berrechid<-> Beni Mellal

100%

Autoroute du Maroc (ADM) has renumbered the highways while removing the letter A from the signs:

A3 = 1  : Rabat - Casablanca - El Jadida - Safi

A2 = 2 : Rabat - Fès - Oujda

A7 = 3 : Casablanca - Marrakech - Agadir

A11 = 4 : Berrechid - Beni Mellal

A4 = 5 : Tanger Med - Tanger - Rabat - Skhirat

A 6 :

A6 = 7 : Fnideq - Tétouan

A3 = 102 :autoroute urbaine casablanca

Motorways under construction

  • A ?

Berrechid - Tit Mellil (30,5km) (opening planned in ?)


Voie Rapide F(C107).gifExisting Expressways

Nom  % complete Nom  % complete Nom  % complete
N 1
(Agadir - Tifnit) and (Laayoune - El Marsa )
100% N 2
(Tanger - Tétouan) and (Oujda - Ahfir ) and (Al Aaroui - Selouane)
100% N 6
Salé - Sidi Allal El Bahraoui
100%
N 7
Tamensourt - Marrakech
100% {{A7-N9- Marrakech 100% N 13
Meknès - El Hajeb
100%
N 16
Fnideq(A6) - Port Tanger Med (A4)
100% N 19
Selouane - Nador - Melilla(ES)
100% R 207
Chichaoua (A7) - Essaouira
100%
R 313
Mohammédia- Benslimane
100% R 315
Casablanca- Médiouna
100% R 320
Casablanca- Sidi Rahel
100%
R 322
Casablanca- Mohammedia
100% R 503
Fès- Sefrou
100% P 5211
Al Hoceima - Ajdir
100%
P 1714
Inezgane - Taroudant
100% P 4002
Sidi Bouknadel: N1-A1
100% P 4016
Rocade express de Rabat
100%
P 4022
Aïn Atiq (A3) - Tamesna
100% P 6000
Ahfir - Saïdia
100%

Expressways under construction

  • N 2
Ajdir - Kassita (50km) and Selouane - Ahfir (101km)
  • N 2
Tetouan - Chefchaoun
  • N 4
Kenitra - Sidi Kacem (75km)
  • N 10
Taroudant - Ouarzazate (290km)
  • P 5007
Fès - Moulay Yâcoub (20km)
  • R 505
Kassita - Taza (98km)

Primary ways

Nom  % complete Nom  % complete Nom  % complete
N 1
Tanger - Laayoune
100% N 2
Tanger - Oujda
100% N 3
El argoub-aghoninit
0%
N 4
Fes-Kenitra
100% N 5
Laayoune - galtat zemmour
100% N 6
Rabat-Oujda
100%
N 7
Sidi Smail-Marrakech
100% N 8
Agadir - Marrakech Fes - Targuist
100% N 9
Mohammedia-Mhamid el Ghizlane
100%
N 10
Agadir-Bouarfa
100% N 11
Berrechid-beni mellal
100% N 12
Sidi Ifni-Rissani
100%
N 13
Sebta(Ceuta)-Tetouane-Meknes - Errachidia - Taouz
100% N 14
Laâyoune-Es Semara
100% N 15
Al Arui-Midelt-guercif north
100%
N 16
Tetouan-Essaidia
100% N 17
Oujda- Bouarfa-Figuig
100% N 18
0%
N 19
Melilla(es)-Nador-Tendrara
100%

Secondary ways

How tagging the routes/ways?

Roads Comments
highway=motorway Autoroute F.svg A(Autoroute) routes tag as highway=motorway
highway=trunk Voie Rapide F(C107).gif N or R routes with 4 lanes or divided or important tag as highway=trunk
highway=primary N(National) routes tag as highway=primary
highway=secondary R(Regional) routes tag as highway=secondary
highway=tertiary P(Provincial) routes tag as highway=tertiary
highway=unclassified others small roads as highway=unclassified
highway=residential Roads with no reference in cities and villages tag as highway=residential
reference: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:highway

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Highways

Country motorway trunk primary secondary tertiary unclassified
Flag of Morocco Morocco 120px-Zeichen 330.svg.png Autoroute (A) Divided, toll roads highway with 2 or more lanes in each direction.

has speed limits of 120 km/h.

120px-Zeichen 331.svg.png Voie express,ringroads.Can be a single or a dual carriageway.

has a speed limit of 80 or 100km/h.

Nationale (N)
linking cities
Regionale (R) secondary Provinciale(P) tertiary Small routes paved or not
Minor roads


How tagging the places?

Settlement Description Comments
place=city A municipality having a population of at least 100,000 people and larger than nearby towns. Like Rabat, Casablanca, Tanger...
place=suburb A dependent municipality within a city, or an independent municipality next to a much bigger city.
place=town A municipality having a population of at least 10,000 people and good range of local facilities including schools, medical facilities etc and traditionally a market. Like Skhirat, Tamesna, Sidi Kacem...
place=village A municipality having a population less then 10,000 people, larger than an hamlet, and with a significant infrastructure.
place=quarter A populated urban part of a suburb, town, or village, larger than a neighbourhood. Not a municipality.
place=neighbourhood A populated urban part of a suburb, town, quarter, or village. Not a municipality.
place=hamlet A rural community less than 100-200 inhabitants, few infrastructure except a public access road or path. Not a municipality. Mostly douars.
place=isolated_dwelling A rural named place with a single inhabited building or farm, almost no infrastructure except a nearby road or a private access path. Not a municipality.
place=locality Other small named place without clearly defined borders and an unspecified number of buildings around. Not a municipality. Only nodes, for example, a crossroad with a locally known name, or a former hamlet, or just some facilities (possibly disused).
  Reference: Key:place  

Street view using OSM carte

Street view for few cities in Morocco using openstreetmap: http://carte.ma/

Quality control

Quality control with Osmose

Data

Morocco Open Data Site

Here you can find all information about post offices,postcode,embassies,etc in Morocco

Roads

Tracks

People involved

  • Martin: I would like to get some agreement on how to tag the main roads. Please see the discussion page. --23 October 2009
  • Alilo I have extra GPSs 1 USB GPS, 2x PDA GPS, 1x Bluetooth GPS, If you are in Morocco and do not have a GPS contact me I might lend one.
Hello Alilo,
I standing the up to the second week in June in Agadir (for 10 days). Can you contact me!
--Helmut K 06:56, 12 June 2009 (UTC)
  • nickb: I am interested in organising mapping parties in Marrakech - if anyone in Morocco would like to be involved, please contact me.
  • memch: I implemented a background-tileserver for out-of-copyright maps of morocco. Just visit here, select useful background, zoom to your area and click once to open potlatch here. See my page memch for details. Feel free to contact me here.
  • SN74LS00: My focus is mainly on extreme South of Morocco and Western Sahara.
  • Sinplomo: Ive been doing some work mapping Tetouan (north of morocco). Contact me if you are interested in helping with Tetouan. I could help with motorways, primary and secondary ways, ask me !