Located at the northern tip of Morocco, the meeting point of Africa and Europe, Tangier has always held a special place in the history of the country. The Phoenicians has established it as trading post and later, the Romans founded the city of Tingis It took it's name from the province of Mauritania Tingitane. However, the city had to leave to Volubilis the regional capital.
Given to England at the wedding of Catherine of Braganza to Charles II (as part of the dowry), Tangier became again Moroccan in 1681. In 1905, the city was visited by Guillaume II, concerned to embrace the ambitions of France in Morocco.
Under the Protectorate, Tangier had a special status as "international territory", administered by a commission of diplomats. This strange situation with the privileges that aroses, would attract all kinds of adventurers. Although, Tangier is today part of Morocco as well as Rabat and Marrakech, a cosmopolitan perfume still hangs there, with the crowd of tourists crossing the Strait of Gibraltar and arriving there before continuing their journey inside the country.
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