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In Morocco, the 61 second-level administrative subdivisions are 13 prefectures and 48 provinces. They are subdivisions of the 16 regions of Morocco. Each prefecture and province are subdivided into districts (cercles, sing. cercle), municipalities (communes, sing. commune) or urban municipalities (communes urbaines, sing. commune urbaine), and arrondissements in some metropolitan areas. The districts are subdivided into rural municipalities (communes rurales, sing. commune rural).
Note: The municipalities and arrondissements should probably be thought of as fourth-level subdivisions, on the same level as the rural municipalities.
Central Mainland Morocco
- Chaouia-Ouardigha Region
- Greater Casablanca Region
- Tadla-Azilal Region
- Doukkala-Abda Region
- Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Northern Mainland Morocco
North Central Morocco
- Fès-Boulemane Region
- Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate Region
- Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen Region
- Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer Region
- Tangier-Tétouan Region
Southern Mainland Morocco
South East Central Morocco
- Meknès-Tafilalet Region
- Oriental Region
- Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
South Morocco (a.k.a. Western Sahara)
Most of Western Sahara is administered by Morroco; the rest is administered by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR.) The international community considers the territory to be disputed and several states recognize the SADR as the sole legitimate government of Western Sahara while others recognize it as a part of Morocco.
- Guelmim-Es Semara Region
- Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra Region
- Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira Region
In Morocco, a wilaya is an administrative division created since 1981 that "brings together many provinces or prefectures or both at the same time, and is intended to endow big urban units such as Casablanca with an administrative organization capable of meeting the needs that emerge from these expanding cities and their growing populations." Therefore, strictly speaking, the level of wilayas are between the regions and prefectures/provinces (although wilayas only cover urban areas). However, they are often used synonymous with regions or prefectures/provinces in common usage.
- List of administrative divisions of Morocco by population
- List of administrative divisions of Morocco by area
- ISO 3166-2:MA