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The Region In Numbers
Territorial Distribution
Prefecture / Provinces Number of Communes
  • Prefecture of Oujda-Angad 
  • Province of Nador
  • Province of Driouech
  • Province of Jerada
  • Province of Berkane
  • Province of Taourirt
  • Province of Guercif
  • Province of Figuig 
  •               11
  •               23
  •               23
  •               14
  •               16
  •               14
  •               10
  •               13
Total                 124
Distribution of the Population According to the Prefecture and the Provinces

 Source: High Commission for Planning - General Population and Housing Census 2014 

Prefecture / Provinces Population 
Prefecture of Oujda-Angad 551767
Province of Nador 565426
Province of Driouech 211059
Province of Berkane 289137
Province of Jerada 108727
Province of Taourirt 233188
Province of Guercif 216717
Province of Figuig  138325
Total  314346 2

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Socio-Economic Indicators

 

Population density  (P/ km²) 25,68
Fertility index (Child/woman) 2,1
Urbanization rate 65,4 %
Scolarisation rate 92,3 %
Illiteracy rat 34,4 %
Activity rate 45,7 %
Unemployment rate 15 %
Rural electrification rate 98,53 %
Poverty rate 5,2 %
Drinking water supply rate 96 %
Gross domestic product (GDP) 54,850 MDH
Contribution to National domestic product 4,9 %
Gross domestic product per capita (GDP / H) 20345 dirhams 

 

General data
Rail network

Rail network 

  • Oujda – Fès 353 km
  • Oujda-Casablanca 650 Km
  • Oujda - Bouârfa 307 km
  • Oujda - Algerian border 16 km
  • Taourirt - Bni nasar 117 km
  • Taourirt – Nador 117 km
Airports

Airports

3 Airports

  • Oujda-Angad International Airport
  • Nador – Al Araoui International Airport
  • Bouârfa International Airport
Road network

Road network

5964 km of roads

  • National roads : 1727 km
  • Regional roads : 1138 km
  • Provincial roads : 2788 km
  • Express ways: 211 km

Highway: 173 km

Industrial areas

Industrial areas

  • 4 Industrial Zones
  • 4 Economic Activity Centers
  • 5 Business Incubators
  • 3 Integrated Industrial Parks
  • 1 Free Zone
  • 403 Industrial Units
Port Network

Port Network 

5 ports

  • Nador, Baní Nassar Port
  • Ras El Ma Port
  • Sidi Hssain Port
  • Saïdia plaisance Port
  • Marchica Port
Education and Teaching

Education and Teaching

  • 825 primary schools 181 of which are private. 
  • 242 preparatory secondary education schools, including 2 annexes and 79 private,
  • 141 qualified secondary schools, including 38 private
  • 1 University
Health

Health

  •  1 University Hospital Center
  •  11 hospitals
  • 41 rural Clinics
  •  166 health centers
Justice

Justice

  •  7  county courts
  • 2 courts of appeal
  • 1 administrative tribunal
  • 1 commercial court
Youth, Sports and Leisure

Youth, Sports and Leisure

  • 65 sports establishments
  • 26 women's shelters
  •  49 youth centers

The Oriental Region

جهة الشرق

  • Boulevard Son Altesse Royale Le Prince Héritier Moulay El Hassan - Oujda

  • 00212536524300

  • contact@conseilregionoriental.ma