Meknès-Tafilalet (Amazigh:Amknas-Tafilalt) is one of the sixteen regions of Morocco. Berbers are the indigenous peoples of North Africa west of the Nile Valley. Regions of Morocco As part of a 1997 decentralization/regionalization law passed by the legislature 16 new regions (provided below were created It is situated in north-central Morocco, bordering Algeria. Algeria ( ar [[Arabic]] الجزائر, Al Jaza'ir ælʤæˈzæːʔir Amazigh: ⴷⵥⴰⵢⴻⵔ Dzayer) officially the People's It covers an area of 79,210 km² and has a population of 2,141,527 (2004 census). The capital is Meknès. Meknes (مكناس is a city in northern Morocco, located 130 kilometres from the capital Rabat and 60 kilometres from Fes.
The region is made up into the following prefectures and provinces :