Is a city of Morocco. It is located in the Draa-Tafilalet region.
Huge oasis Erfoud is the capital of Tafilalet, north of Rissani, the birthplace of the Alawite dynasty. Erfoud is a new town founded in 1913 by the French, the well-ordered streets, with few traditional adobe houses. She is one of the two ends of the road Ziz through the tunnel of Foum Zabel, dug by the French Foreign Legion in 1928.
In October, Erfoud becomes “Capital of date.” For three days Guetna animates the city. It is the feast of dates, to end the harvest. Folk dances and competitions of the most beautiful dates attract thousands of visitors. This festival has become the international exhibition dates from 2010. In addition to this city is rich geologically, with the plurality of fossils in the region.
Erfoud is one of the last towns before the desert