Facts in brief:
Located on fertile plain; one of Morocco's four imperial cities; founded in the 11th century as African capital of Almoravid dynasty; went to Almohads in 1147, then to Marinids; taken by French 1912; today noted for palace of sultan and several historic mosques.
Courtesy of Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesTM
( TGN )
Copyright © 2000
The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.
You are visitor no.