More than 4 million people, 800,000 of them villagers Casablanca is the major urban centers par excellence. And assemble the two cities of Casablanca and Mohammedia addition to the two provinces where small towns and Kalnoasr owed.
The region's economic activity is mostly represented in the tertiary sector (trade and services) increased by 49.6% of the jobs followed by the second sector (industry) to 40.5%. About 38% of the population are young people less than 18 years old and 76.5% of the population are aged 15_59 years and 16.5% are 60 years old category and more
Casablanca Stock Exchange is one of the most important in Africa and the first in the Maghreb and the third in Africa after the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the Cairo Stock Exchange and the third in the Arab world after the Riyadh Stock Exchange and the Cairo Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of $ 60 billion.
Appearances suggest the port city of his fifth African-African and the second port. From there, issue campaigns and phosphate grains, where Morocco is a major exporter and producer in the world of the phosphate
There are more important airport Mohammed V of Morocco and the Maghreb, which is located 30 km from the city center. And is the most important airport in possession of three Royal Air terminal passenger capacity of 16.4 million where 45 are connected to an airline with 70 destinations worldwide. The airport has passed more than 6.2 million passengers in 2008. It also has two cargo capacity 150,000 tonnes / year.
Oval is the regional train network with eight stations in Belarus. Moreover, there are shuttle trains that pass every half hour is also linking the suburbs to the north-eastern and Bouznika Muhammadiyah and the southern suburbs towards Settat. The mobility in urban areas, in its final form in 2006, provides, in the framework of the Council of Representatives under the project Casa 2010, to develop the transport network, with two metro Casablanca, and three tram lines and a new set of Regional Express. This network can start from 2011
Available on the city's main train stations Tsjlan eight million passengers a year are:
· Port terminal near the port of Casablanca
· Passenger station district Blfdar
· Addition to the station Allowazis Bbusageor ...
Site - the people of the boy and return to about 2 million and a half years ago now.
- Site Thoma "1" about a million years before now.
- Site of Sidi Abdel Rahman and Inmty the end of the Stone Age.
If we go back to historical sources, we find democracy does not mention a nose only in conflict stationed with the emirate Barghoath then in the era of Marinids when Morocco received numbers of Muslims fleeing from Andalusia who settled some Bonva where active Jihad sea to avenge the Christians who persecuted the Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula , has also become the port earlier in this period, trading with the Spanish and Portuguese, but the escalating Jihad sea and the arrival of some boats to the coast of the Iberian Peninsula to pay Portugal to prepare to attack the city in 1468 AD, but the inhabitants fled before their arrival, Vdkhalha Portugal and Khrbuha then tried to year 1515 building fortress, but they were expelled after the defeated before Marinids.
Flocked to the city after the immigrants from the Chaouia Doukkala, in association with the policy of openness that its approach to the Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdullah, where the active commercial movement in the city to back down in the reign of Moulay Suleiman, who follow the policy of precaution, as it left the city most of the consuls of European, especially with the spread of the plague . and the city did not recover their business only about 1830, where the growing imperialist pressure on Morocco with the increasing demand for grain, leather and wool for the re-port of life he settled again by a number of European consuls
· Eastern neighborhoods near the port that was home to merchants and consuls, and administrative bodies.
· Navigator in the south-west and was inhabited by the Jewish community.
· Tankers neighborhood in the northwest and the majority of its population of immigrants from the countryside nearby.
Chaouia blew and tribes to expel them but was defeated and defeated before this well-armed French force occupying Casablanca. After the imposition of protection in March 1912 continued construction of the port under the guidance and supervision of the Resident-General, General Aouti which form an important turning point in the history of the city as it created led to the development of Casablanca, economically, socially and Majalia to become the largest urban center in Morocco
Thus, today, Casablanca is the link connecting metropole [France], Morocco Fbrha were exported raw materials and up surplus French industrial production to be distributed in Morocco, which has made the economic activity of the city develops in the direction of benefit brokerage firms and exchanges, and companies seeking to establish the infrastructure of roads and rail iron and transport companies and services, and weak industrial activity was focused on the consumer industries such as textiles and food industries, chemical industries and some of the light, all to provide the necessary needs of the elderly people
Continued evolution of random for the city to the borders of the eighties of the previous century, where the Agency established urban design manager for the city, and during this decade also exactly the year 1987 put the late King Hassan II foundation stone for the construction of parameter Grand Mosque of Hassan II, who gave the city the status of a spiritual at the global level, considering the size and the magnitude of his building and the promise of the features of authentic Moroccan architecture, as well as its unique location a part of this important parameter built over the sea and the mosque can be home to 25 thousand worshipers as well as 80 thousand others can absorb his name
And during subsequent years, started this school making its way on the path followed by the schools, antique, such as villagers, where now includes sections in the different phases of education from primary to the final in last season's opening phase of the final organization and fulfillment of the spirit of its founder, Moulay Hassan II and this is what will give the Casablanca radiation scientifically with the graduation of the first regiment of the school in the next school year, God willing
Casablanca evolved from the old city and the first basin of the port since 1920. Urban world is the Henri Prost's parents making plans for expansions of the first city in the years 1920 and 1917. In the fifties gave Michelle Aakuchar new blueprint for the expansion and organization of the city
In the east of the city extends the old district Art Deco district my father was a European city under French protection. Architecture includes several components that give a touch of the city: the administrative region, the Arab League and the garden, and wide streets planted with palm trees.
In the west of the old city there Bourgogne neighborhood on the shore of the sea and the Hassan II Mosque. And further position itself Corniche its restaurants and beach front nose hill residence of the rich classes.
Heart of the city contains the old city and business hub and major hotels, embassies and specific street Alzarktona my father has a tower towers Casablanca designers by the Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill.
In the east of the city, we find the industrial areas and neighborhoods. Sidi Moumen neighborhood full of tin will benefit the restoration project of the Greater Casablanca Stadium and home improvement.
The city authorities have started to plan reconstruction (SDAU) Casablanca Great team work by France, Morocco, the agency Casablanca urban and IAURIF, headed by the Director Urban Agency Allal Alskeroha and planning of the urban world Fouad Awada and IAURIF this strategic document entered into force in 2008, and proposed to regulate urban growth of the terminal electrodes of the city (Dar Bou Azza Bouskoura and Nouaceur and in debt and Muhammadiyah), and the development of the center of the city thanks to a strong network of public transport. Indeed, the city decided to create the first tramway line, and five or six of packaging under development, including in relation to above and Mr. believer.
Was a set of walls surrounding the old city of Casablanca has not left them only a part limits the coast at a distance of miles the city center. Demolish part of it following the earthquake of 1755 Old City Muslim, located along the beach, with the effects the most ancient city. Neighborhood of Consuls, which were found by foreign powers, the city center, known as a massive influx of Europeans in the nineteenth century as a result of the popularity of the commercial boom in the city.
Was built by the Franciscan Church of Bznqh Tangier in 1891. Navigator: the old Jewish quarter, there Paljhh corresponding to the coast, was not limited as it was in several other Moroccan cities, the demolition of part of the thirties during the years following the creation of Square of France, the United Nations Plaza currently, the Church of the Jews was built in 1938 to Bznqh Amesaon.
Yasmina · Garden and Garden of the Arab League;
· Museum of the villa and the arts;
· Habus neighborhood or the city and the new shops of traditional industry;
· Mohammed V Square around the square and the state of Casablanca and the Palace de Justice, the Arab character of Andalusia and the fountain where the masses are great people every night
· Hassan II Mosque built between the years 1986 and 1993. Which has the highest minaret in the world 170 meters height and the third largest mosque in the world after the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque.
· The old city, Bab Marrakech;
• The facades of the many Art Deco character of DAT along Avenue Mohammed V and pilgrimage January 11
· Central Market;
· Into Diab Corniche;
· Angle of Sidi Abdel Rahman;
· The path of the first Gulf piracy information center in Africa and second in the world after the capital of Jordan Amman
· Tower in the heart of Casablanca Maarif
· Mika Rama finest composite Snmaúa in Morocco
· Festival for Youth Mosagaan Boulevard;
· Festival of Casablanca.