Boujad
بجعد
ⴱⵊⴰⵄⴷ
Bejaad
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Boujad is located in Morocco
Boujad
Boujad
Location in Morocco
Boujad is located in Africa
Boujad
Boujad
Boujad (Africa)
Coordinates: 32°46′N 6°24′W / 32.767°N 6.400°W / 32.767; -6.400
Country Morocco
RegionBéni Mellal-Khénifra
ProvinceKhouribga
Population
 (2008)
 • Total50,000
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)

Bouja'd (Moroccan Arabic: بجعد, Amazigh: ⴱⵊⴰⵄⴷ pronunciation: Bjaɛd) is a small city in Khouribga Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Morocco. Postal Code : 25060.

The city is famous with the large Jewish community

Notable people

Famous people originated from Boujad include Moroccan politicians Mohamed Cherkaoui, Habib El Malki, Taieb Cherkaoui and Lahcen Haddad. Painter Ahmed Cherkaoui. Film Maker Hakim Belabbes. Music artist Salah El Morsli Cherkaoui, Chafik Cherqaoui, [Diplomat] Novelist and poet Idriss Chaarani. Also Israeli diplomat Yehuda Lancry, former Israeli defense minister Amir Peretz and Shaul Amor, mayor of Migdal HaEmek, a member of the Israeli parliament and Israel's ambassador to Belgium.

Coordinates: 32°46′N 6°24′W / 32.767°N 6.400°W / 32.767; -6.400

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