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Marrakech or Marrakesh (Berber: Murakush, Arabic: مراكش‎ Murrākuš, local pronunciation: Marrakəš), known as the "Red City", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history. The city of Marrakesh is the capital of the mid-southwestern economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, being also the 2nd largest city in Morocco.
Like many North African cities, the city of Marrakech comprises both an old fortified city (the médina) and an adjacent Modern city (called Gueliz) for a total population of 1,070,000. It is served by Ménara International Airport (IATE code: RAK) and a rail link to Casablanca and the north.
Marrakech has the largest traditional market (souk) in Morocco and also has one of the busiest squares in Africa and the world, Djemaa el Fna. The square bustles with acrobats, story-tellers, water sellers, dancers and musicians. By night food stalls open in the square turning it into a huge busy open-air restaurant.Info Wiki.

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  • Copyright: Iain Richardson (RhodieIke) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 835 W: 1 N: 2670] (11752)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-05-26
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-06-09 3:36
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