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Rabat or Ar-Ribat is located in the northwestern part of Morocco, near the mouth of the Oued Bou Regreg river, on its southern bank, and is the capital of the state. The population of the agglomeration of Rabat in 2004 was approximately 1.6 million people, the area of the city was 118 km?. Geographically, the city is divided into three parts: Medina (old city), Hassan and Udayu. In addition, the city of Sale is located on the opposite northern bank of the river from Rabat, which is considered to be part of the agglomeration. The easiest way to get to Rabat is by plane: the city has an international airport that accepts flights from major European cities. It will be more convenient for travelers from Russia to take the Moscow-Casablanca flight, and then get to Rabat by bus (the transfer takes about an hour).
Rabat's climate is Mediterranean. Winter, even by European standards, it is very warm, on average the temperature does not go below +13 ° C, and is characterized by a large amount of precipitation. In summer, the air can warm up to 30-34 ° C, the average temperature is 25 ° C, which is associated with the influence of the cold Canary Current. Rabat's time zone is UTC + 0.
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Topic: Geography and Climate in Rabat.