Region: Draa Tafilalet
Numerous adobe kasbahs, mountains and arid plains, verdant valleys and oases, palm groves and villages of red and ocher earth make the charm of this region and give it its tourist appeal, evokes both the foothills south of the high Atlas and the proximity of the desert.
The region is located in southern Morocco, south of the High Atlas. It is bordered to the south by the Algerian border, to the west by the Souss-Massa region, to the north by the regions of Marrakech-Safi, Beni Mellal-Khenifra and Fez-Meknes, and to the east by the Oriental region.
The journey in this region is always majestic, starting with the Sahara which reveals its splendor and its uneven beauty, the night shows, the characters and cultural contexts of the region, Mountains with the original reddish forms and colors, the Oases, the rivers, the forest of Tamaris and Acacia and the huge desert dunes of which the largest are called Ch'gaga.
One of the great traditions of the region is a literary genre of its own, the Malhoun, a poetic and musical genre born in this region before flourishing in the rest of Morocco.
In 1996, the remains of a new carnivorous dinosaur, Carcharodontosaurus saharicus, were discovered in the area. Larger than the Tyrannosaurus Rex. It measured about fifteen meters and weigh about 8 tons.
Another carnivore, unknown until now, baptized Deltadromeus agilis, measuring at about 9 meters and weighs about 4 tons. was also discovered in the DR A TAFILALET region .