El Aioun Sidi Mellouk

El Aioun Sidi Mellouk
El Aioun Sidi Mellouk
Coordinates: MA 34°35′N 2°30′W / 34.583°N 2.500°W / 34.583; -2.500
Country  Morocco
Region Oriental
Province Taourirt Province
Population (2004)
  Total 34,767
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
  Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)

El Aioun Sidi Mellouk or El Aioun is a town in Taourirt Province, Oriental, Morocco. It is located along National Route 6, 50.2 kilometres (31.2 mi) northeast of Taourirt and 58.6 kilometres (36.4 mi) southwest of Oujda.[1] According to the 2004 census it has a population of 34,767.[2] It contains several schools including Lycee Ezzayotune, Ecole Mohamed Belkhayyat and Ecole Route de Jirada in the southeast of the town.[1] College Sidi Makhoukh is located to the northeast, opposite the souk. It also has a hospital, Centre de Sante.


Coordinates: 34°35′07″N 2°30′20″W / 34.585171°N 2.50559°W / 34.585171; -2.50559

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