Back to Historic Cities Main Page

| Historic Cities Main Page | Morocco |


facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenebrg I-56 map
Part of Braun and Hogenebrg I-56 map

Facts in brief:

Ancient Carthaginian & Roman settlement; occupied by Islamic dynasties 705-1471, then Spanish & Portuguese until 1662 when transferred to England; became international city in 1923 governed by international representatives; integrated with Morocco 1956

Courtesy of Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesTM (
Copyright 2000 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

You are visitor no.