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information about morocco  Sidi IfniMorocco, Tiznit
After independence something of a siege mentality must have set in, as various towns and territories were handed over to Morocco. First the Spanish protectorate of Northern Morocco disappeared to combine with former French Morocco in 1956. Two years later Tarfaya province, just to the South, reverted to Morocco in 1958. Spanish Sidi Ifni was left in place, secluded behind the mountains, and occasionally hidden under maritime fog. It seems that the abandonment of Sidi Ifni by the Spanish was ultimately caused by political, rather than economic and military pressures. According to the locals the Spanish left en masse in 1969.
There are now only three Spanish families left in Sidi Ifni.
Uploaded: Jan, 15 2008 | Taken: Jan, 17 2007| Viewed: 47 times  | 2 votes
Camera:  Canon MVX40 | Exposure 6666/1000000s | FLength: 20mm


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