Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

In Nador, a regional capital located on the Mediterranean Sea at the eastern end of the Rif Mountains in Morocco, coffee shop talk often turns to the relationship with the capital city, Rabat, a five-hour car ride or a nine-hour train or bus ride to the west. Nadoris are sensitive about their status as residents of an underserved province that they believe the government disdains. But recent, locally driven economic development is also a source of pride for the region.

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How to cite this article:

David Mcmurray "Center-Periphery Relations in Morocco," Middle East Report 272 (Fall 2014).
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