Figuig: Monuments of Figuig

Figuig, monument historique :

The town of Figuig is composed of seven Ksour. This characteristic ksarienne by which Figuig is characterized classifies the city among the cities having preserved a historical heritage in the field of old constructions. Knowing that constructions of Ksour are not nowadays. And rare the cities who dispose it.v The city of Figuig is considered like a national heritage in its aspect ksarien.

Some characteristics of constructions intra-ksar:

Une ruelle parmi d'autres à Figuig
A lane among others in Figuig
Mur d'un jardin
Wall of a garden: all the gardens of Figuig are beat by same kind since always
Anien maison
Une des maisons à Figuig, construction traditionnelle

Some monuments:

- Turns of monitoring.

Tour de surveillance

Tour de surveillance

Tour de surveillance

Ksour disappeared:

- ruins of Ksour disappeared from Figuig

Ruines

Ruines

Ruines

Octagonal minaret:

This monument is located in Ksar of Loudaghir, it was constructed into The Sixteenth Century of hijri, with a 19 m height. This minaret has a square base and starting from 5 m of its base it starts to become octagonal (eight dimensions).
Mosquée octogonale
Octagonal minaret

Figuig pages

Several information available about Figuig and in several languages

Geography of Figuig

Geography of Figuig

  Figuig Géographie - Oued Zousfana



Figuig : Geographic coordinates

Latitude   32 degrees, 7 minutes and 1 second, N
Llongitude 1 degree 13 minutes and 37 seconds, west
Distance from Equateur 3571,24 Km
Altitude 903 m

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History of the town of Figuig

History of the town of Figuig

 
  Figuig histoire



Preface:



Located in eastern Morocco, Figuig is one of the oldest cities in the kingdom. Known for its climate semi - desert, date palms and countless Ksour. Formerly, there were several ksour, but today only seven are still standing, including:

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