Rabat

Rabat the capital


Rabat is the capital of Morocco and its seventh largest city centre and a metropolitan population of over 1.2 million. Once a reputed corsair haven, Rabat served as one of the many ports in North Africa for the Barbary pirates, who were particularly active from the 16th through the 18th centuries.

The Moroccan capital was ranked at second place by CNN in its "Top Travel Destinations of 2013". It is one of four Imperial cities of Morocco, and the medina of Rabat is listed as a World Heritage Site.

La Ferme Rouge covers an area that spans 2000 acres (800 hectares). About 37 miles (120 km) from Rabat, in the Zaer region. On this territory famous for its black... Show more