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ⓘ Tangier




Tangier
                                     

ⓘ Tangier

Tangier, Arabic: طنجة ‎, Berber languages: ⵟⴰⵏⵊⴰ, romanized: Tanja, Spanish: Tanger) is a city in northwestern Morocco. It is on the Maghreb coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel. The town is the capital of the Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, as well as the Tangier-Assilah prefecture of Morocco.

Many civilizations and cultures have influenced the history of Tangier, Dating from before the 10th century BC. Between the period of being a strategic Berber town and then a Phoenician trading center to the independence era around the 1950s years, Tangier was a nexus for many cultures. In 1923, he was recognized as having international status by foreign colonial powers and became a destination for many European and American diplomats, spies, writers and businessmen.

Currently the city is undergoing rapid development and modernization. Projects include new tourism projects along the Bay, a modern business district of the city center of Tangier, the new airport terminal and a new football stadium. Tangiers economy will also benefit greatly from the new Tangier-med port.

                                     
  • Tangier Combined School is a K - 12 public school in Tangier Virginia. A part of Accomack County Public Schools, it is the sole comprehensive K - 12 public
  • William Tangier Smith February 2, 1655 February 18, 1705 was a mayor of Tangier on the coast of Morocco, and an early settler of New York who owned
  • Forbes Museum of Tangier was a museum founded by the American publisher of Forbes magazine, Malcolm Forbes, in Tangier Morocco. The museum had been located
  • Tangier Sound is a sound of the Chesapeake Bay bounded on the west by Tangier Island in Virginia, and Smith Island and South Marsh Island in Maryland
  • The prefecture of Tangier - Assilah Arabic: إقليم طنجة أصيلة is a largely urban subdivision of the Tanger - Tetouan - Al Hoceima region of Morocco. Located
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  • The Battle of Tangier or Battle of Jew s Hill took place on 4 May 1664 when a force of Moorish warriors ambushed and defeated a detachment of the garrison
  • state of Indiana. Tangier was platted in 1886. The community was named after Tangier in Morocco. A post office was established at Tangier in 1886, and remained

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