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Zaouiat Ahansal is in the High Atlas region of Morocco.

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A remote High Atlas mountain town, Zaouiat Ahansal was founded in the 13th century by traveller and Islamic scholar Sidi Said Ahansal, who claimed in legend, was intended to establish a religious school where his cat leapt off from his donkey.

The town has a population of 10,000 people and is inhabited by nomadic Berber people, most notably the Aït Atta tribes.

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  • Mastfrane Rock Cathedral (north of Zaouiat Ahansal). rises to more than 1800 metres high.

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  • 1 Cafe Restaurant Atlas, +212 648-177167. Casual Moroccan cuisine.

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The oasis town of Tinerhir is close by.

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