Competitive hosting platforms and a qualified and performing
human capital
Fez-Meknes is a multi-asset region with developed infrastructures and a strategic positioning
2 h
Flight to France
2 h50
Highway trip to Casablanca
2 h
Highway trip to Rabat

Strategic geographic position


Diversified transport infrastructure

Road network

8 689km road network, being 21% of the national road network: 1 173km of national roads, 1 744km of regional roads and 5 771km of provincial network

Highway network

highway network connecting the Region with the major ports: Kenitra at 1:45 hours, Casablanca at 2:55 hours and Tanger Med at 3:50 hours

Fez-Saiss International Airport

Fez-Saiss international Airport with a capacity of 3 million passengers/year due to an annual growth in traffic (90 weekly flights) and an international connectivity in continuous development linking the Region with the world's major capitals


200km railway connecting the Region to the major cities of the Kingdom

Qualified human capital


Conductive-Business Environment

Improving business climate

Adopting measures aiming at improving business climate: digitization of administrative procedures, regional committee for business climate, committee of follow-up of payment deadlines, etc.

Investment platforms

Development of platforms to host productive investments : industrial zones, Economic Activity Zones (EAZ), logistics and service zones, etc.

Investment support

Attractive incentive framework through the adoption of investment support measures: employment bonus and regional industrial investment support fund, etc.

Investment dynamics

Investment dynamics enhanced through the settlement of large international groups: Alstom, Yazaki, Yura, Delphi, Webhelp, Barcelo, etc.

Rich intangible heritage

Rich natural heritage

  • Lakes and natural mineral springs of the Middle Atlas
  • Thermal springs of Moulay Yacoub, Ain Allah and Sidi Hrazem
  • Ifrane National Park with the world' s largest cedar forest
  • Tazekka national park and Friouato caves in Taza declared cultural heritage by UNESCO
  • Mountains and snow: Michlifen, Habri and Hibri in Ifrane, Bouiblane in Taza
  • Forest and herbaceous cover spreading over an area of more than 1.2 million hectares (or 14% of the national forest park), half of which is located in Boulemane

Unique historical cultural heritage

  • Fez has the world's oldest continuously operating university "Al Quaraouiyine"
  • 4 historical Medinas representing a high-quality built heritage treasure (Fez, Meknes, Sefrou and Taza). The Medina of Fez, with an area of 280 hectares, is declared as world heritage by UNESCO, and is one of the oldest cities in Morocco and one of the largest pedestrian areas in the world, with its 10.000 alleys
  • A Roman archaeological site (Volubilis) close to Meknes and Moulay Idriss Zerhoun
  • Artistic intangible capital of great diversity

    • Festival of World Sacred Music in Fez
    • Cherry Festival in Sefrou
    • Poetry Festival in Fez
    • International Festival of Volubilis
    • National Exhibition of Leather Crafts in Fez
    • Fez Festival of Sufi Culture
    • Andalusian Music Festival in Fez

    Competitive hosting platforms

    Industrial and services zones

    15 operational industrial/service zones and districts and 11 forecasted zones and districts in 6 Provinces and Prefectures

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    Logistic platforms

    7 multi-flow logistics zones scheduled on a total area of 365ha with an already operational ONCF dry port of 5.5 ha in the southwest of Fez Download the land guide

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    Due to the increased occupancy rates of the current zones, new zones have been launched in the region, such as the Industrial Zone (IZ) of Ouislane, ex-COTEF Industrial Zone, Ain Cheggag Industrial Park (ACIP), Ain Cheggag Industrial Acceleration Zone (IAZ), Fez-Saiss Industrial Park.

    Highlight on the Agropolis of Meknes

    1st competitiveness pole in Morocco dedicated to agro-industry covering an area of 130 ha (212 lots) with 4BMAD of investments and 18 000 jobs

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    Highlight on FES SHORE Project

    Founded in 2012, the Fez-Shore Park provides companies operating in the offshoring sector with a range of advantages and high-quality infrastructure

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