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Morocco for Kids - MrNussbaum.com
Located at the western edge of the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier is the second largest city in Morocco with a population 1.8 million. It was once a haven and popular vacation spot for famous artists and writers such as Tennessee Williams and George Orwell, who were attracted to the cities multicultural influences. It was also known as a headquarters for international spies. Today, tourism...
Cities of Morocco - Moroccan Moments
Much of the intrigueing culture of old Morocco can be seen in the cities. All cities (except Agadir which has been totally rebuilt) have a walled old arab area or medina where the history of morocco can be glimpsed.
These cities will also...
Spanish Civil War breaks out - Jul 18, 1936 - HISTORY.com
On July 18, 1936, the Spanish Civil War begins as a revolt by right-wing Spanish military officers in Spanish Morocco and spreads to mainland Spain. From the Canary Islands, General Francisco Franco broadcasts a message calling for all army officers to join the uprising and overthrow Spain's leftist Republican government. Within three days, the rebels captured Morocco, much of northern Spain, and...