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Cleanest city in Africa: Ifrane

Ifrane in Morocco

Ifrane was built by the colonial French administration in 1929. French took the land from the native inhabitant called Zawiya that had been there since 16th century.

Ifrane was named after the Berber language word “ifrane” which means “cave” because the city was built on the Atlas mountain next to the caves.

Ifrane captured the interest of the French because it has coolest weather in the world, they buid the city just to enjoy the weather.

After the independence of Morocco, the Morrocans gradually bought the property from French up until it is owned by them.

Ifrane is a small city, that its population is estimated at 73,782, it is a peaceful place that got clean breeze since there is no any industrial or factories that spoil its atmosphere.