Old City of Casablanca

Old City of Casablanca

Casablanca or ad-Dar al-Bayda, also known as Anfa, is the largest city of Morocco, located in the central-western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. The area which is today Casablanca was founded and settled by Berbers by at least the 7th century BC. It was used as a port by the Phoenicians and later the Romans.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Casablanca-Settat

Site History: 7th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Amazighs

Later Cultures: Phoenicians + Roman + Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Casablanca, 20th century city, crossroads of influences

Date of Submission: 2013

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