Tangier: It’s the capital of northern Morocco, and is the closest African-Arab city to the continent of Europe, as well as its important position in Morocco. Because of its large population and its own political.

 

The population of Tangier city.

 

the city has 1.19 million of the population (in 2020).

 

location of the Rabat city.

 

Tangiers is located on the northern side of Morocco and overlooks two marine sides, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea on the northwestern side of the African continent.

 

Rabat landmarks.

Tangier antique walls:

They are walls up to 2200 m long and surround five neighborhoods belonging to the old city ​​of Tangier, namely Bani Idr, Jinan Qubtan, the Kasbah, Wadi Ahardan, and Dar Al Baroud, and the construction of these walls went through a series of stages, and expectations indicate that their construction was over the city walls. The ancient Roman Tennis and there were many construction and restoration work for these walls from 1661 AD to 1684 AD during the period of English rule, and in the eighteenth century AD, several towers spread over these walls, such as the Peace Tower and Amer Tower. 

 

The Kasbah Palace:

Its also known as Dar al-Makhzen, and it has a strategic location in the eastern section of the Kasbah. Sultan Moulay Ismail was interested in building it on the remains and ruins of an old English castle. The Kasbah Palace includes several facilities, such as a mosque, a large house, a house of money, prisons, gardens, and in 1938, it was turned into a museum.

The Great Mosque:

It’s a mosque located near the Souk al-Dakhil, and it was converted into a church during the Portuguese occupation of Tangiers, and in 1684 AD it was returned as a mosque, and a lot of construction, restoration, and expansion work was done on it, and the Great Mosque is distinguished by the use of decorations made of mosaics, inscriptions, and writings on wood.

 

Some Rabat facts must be known. 

 

-1: The history of Tangier was celebrated with a lot of foreign invasions, and the reason for this was due to its strategic location at the entrance to the Mediterranean.

-2: For centuries, Tangier was Europe’s gateway to the African continent.  

-3: The city experiences a mix of diverse cultures and is a place to attract foreigners, visitors, artists, and more.

-4: The city relied on the rural economic activities represented in growing vegetables and raising poultry.

-5: The city was under the collective administration of several countries, from the early twentieth century until the mid-twentieth century.