Rabat is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650,000. It is also the capital of the Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer region. The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg. Together with Temara the cities account for a combined metropolitan population of 1.8 million. In addition, tourism and the presence of all foreign embassies in Morocco serve to make Rabat one of the most important cities in the country.