Tangier

Tangier

Tangier or Tanja is a major city in northern Morocco. It was founded by Carthaginian colonists in the early 5th century BC, who were probably the first ones to settle around the coast. In 42 AD The city becomes capital of the Roman province of Mauretania Tingitana.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 5th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Carthage

Later Cultures: Roman + Islamic

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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