Want to discover Mohammedia? There are a thousand and one ways to experience it. Mohammedia has so much heritage wealth, which will bring a breath of fresh air to a city that strives to preserve its history, memory and identity. The city of Mohammedia is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, 24 km north-east of the economic capital of the Kingdom with a population of 322,500 inhabitants. Known for its beautiful beaches with fine golden sand, it enjoys a Mediterranean climate characterised by mild, humid winters and hot, dry summers. Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean tends to cool the city in summer and warm it in winter. It enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year. Its beaches are frequented throughout the year by locals and foreigners.
Mohammedia is also known for its festivities such as the International Festival of Mohammedia which aims to bring together the inhabitants of the city around a unifying project that highlights the potential of the city by animating its streets, promoting its beaches and enhancing its assets. Every year in June, since 2007, the city of Mohammedia hosts the Flower Festival, which aims to strengthen the floral identity of the city, to develop a culture of environmental preservation and to develop green spaces.
In April, the city of Mohammedia organises the Mohammedia International Short Film Festival. Each year, it brings together professionals, directors, actors, producers and critics from different countries. The programme includes exhibitions, seminars, workshops, tributes and an official film competition.
Mohammedia is also an industrial city, with many companies located there. These are mainly production units. It is home to Morocco's main refinery, Samir. The largest thermal power plant in the country is also located in the suburbs.
In the city of Mohammedia, there is the new Kamal Park Center commercial and tourist complex, but also the Dream Village, near the Mizab waterfall forest, which is a leisure centre with bungalows, a water park, a horse riding centre and a zoo.
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