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Essaouira Photos Pictures and Images Morocco





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Photos, pictures and images of Essaouira, formally Mogador and the Port of Timbuktu, a port in the western Morocco on the Atlantic coast. Essaouira has been recognised as a good anchorage since ancient times. During the Middle Ages, a Muslim saint named Sidi Mogdoul was buried in Essaouira, possibly giving its origin to the name Mogador, which could also have originated from the Phoenician word Migdol meaning a “small fortress” . Essaouira is an outstanding example of a...
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