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Tetouan



Introduction of Tetouan
City and capital of Tetouan province, on the Martin River, 25 mi S of Ceuta, N Morocco. Built in the 14th century at the location of an earlier town, it was razed by Castilians c. 1400 because of its use as a pirate base. Reestablished by Muslim refugees from Spain in 1492, it was captured by the Spanish in 1860 and was the capital of Spanish Morocco from 1913 to 1956.

Tetouan Images