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rocks, mounts

Tafraout (Shilha Berber: Tafrawt) is a town in Tiznit Province, Souss-Massa region, Morocco, in the central part of the Anti-Atlas mountains. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 4,931.

Name and etymology

The basic meaning of the Shilha feminine noun tafrawt is "basin or cistern in which water drawn from a well is poured", with a derived meaning "valley". The centre of the town of Tafraout is actually situated in a small valley, at the foot of Lkest mountain.

A single male inhabitant is called in Shilha u Tfrawt, plural ayt Tfrawt; a single female inhabitant is ult Tfrawt, plural ist Tfrawt.

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