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History of Larache  Founded in VII century, when Moslem combatants, from Arabia  installed in Lixus, extended their camping on other bank of the Loukous Wadi. The Portuguese  occupied Larache briefly during the 1471 until  the Battle of Three Kings or  WADI AL-MAKHAZIN (Aug. 4, 1578), In 1610 the city passes to the hands Spaniards. In 1691, the Sultan Moulay Ismail takes again the city which remains, however, the target of external attacks. In 1911 the Spaniards adapt it again to remain 45 years there, until the independence of Morocco (Nov. 18, 1956).

 

Larache ( AL Araich) is a seaport on the northern Atlantic coast of Morocco, at the mouth of the (Wad) Loukous river. is a small and nice beach town, The beach, located on other bank of the river, is accessible either to foot (300m central place) with crossing in the boat, or in the car or the bus by circumventing the river (4km).The city is an important fishing port and agricultural region centre.

Larache  constitutes a historical stage of great interest on the north West of Morocco. The origins of the Moslem city like those of thee Lixus .The Phoenicians founded a trading post on the site, which was later captured by the Romans, it's an antique city (Phoenician, Carthaginian, and Roman settlement), located not far from Larache...Lixus

This prestigious town, Larache remains impregnated magnificent of it's Spanish time. Involved in a Sara band of colorest, it avoids it's houses and it's arcades, it's gates and it's columns, of all the nuances of the rainbow. Marked by the successive invasions Spanish and Arab, architecture differs from one district to another. Indeed, the configuration of the old city is of Arab type, while the dwellings of the modern city adopt the Andalusia style. The boulevard Mohamed V crosses the city modern and led to the Place of the Release, whose houses with arcades point out the Andalusia past of Larache. Bab El-Khémis connects the modern city to the medina, and gives access a small very animated market. The Castle of the Stork is the most famous building of Larache,  Built on 16th Century by M.Ahmed Al Mansour (Saadeyen State). Larache also shelters an archaeological museum, where the exhumed currencies of the site of Lixus are in particular gathered. •Histoire of Larache • Founded in VIIème century, when Moslem combatants, from Arabia and installed in Lixus, extended their camping on other bank of the Loukous Wadi. The Portuguese  occupied Larache briefly during the 1471 until  the Battle of Three Kings or  WADI AL-MAKHAZIN (Aug. 4, 1578), In 1610 the city passes to the hands Spaniards. In 1691, the Sultan Moulay Ismail takes again the city which remains, however, the target of external attacks. In 1911.  the Spaniards adapt it again to remain 45 years there, until the independence of Morocco (Nov. 18, 1956).So Larache came under Spanish influence during the Protectorate (1911-1956). Today, it has a number of interesting sights and features. The former Plaza de Espana, now called Place de la Liberation, marks the transition from the Spanish new town to the Moslem old town. In the centre of the plaza, a small garden has been laid out which is surrounded by several sidewalk cafes and restaurants. Passing through the gate Bab el medina, one arrives at the interesting medina and the Souk essaghir ( Small Market), it's one of the country's most beautiful market places. The city  placed under the sign of Moroccan- Spanish co-culture, it’s combines the monuments of the two cultures Arab-Spanish.

* Population : Over 145.000 H.

*Average temperatures: 15 in Winter-17 to 22 in spring and Autumn

 25o in Summer from June to September.        

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