El Jadida


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El Jadida

(ĕl jädē`də) or

Al-Jadida

(äl-jädē`də), city (1994 pop. 119,083), W Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean. Agricultural products are exported from the port. It was seized by the Portuguese in 1502 and after 1541 was the only place Portugal held in Morocco. Repeatedly besieged by the Moroccans, it was finally captured by them in 1769. The city was formerly called Mazagan.

Jadida, El:

see El JadidaEl Jadida
or Al-Jadida
, city (1994 pop. 119,083), W Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean. Agricultural products are exported from the port. It was seized by the Portuguese in 1502 and after 1541 was the only place Portugal held in Morocco.
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El Jadida

 

(formerly, Mazagan), a city in Morocco. Population, 55,500 (1971). El Jadida, a port on the Atlantic Ocean, has fish-canning, woodworking, and textile enterprises. The city exports fish products and farm produce. Construction of a special port for the export of phosphorites was begun in 1978.

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Casablanca's south-west bypass will contribute to decreasing traffic congestion and ameliorating road safety and access to the three existing highways (Casablanca - El Jadida, Casablanca - Marrakech and Casablanca - Rabat).
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The third radar will be situated at El Jadida, near the midpoint of the country's long Atlantic seaboard.
The European Investment Bank is putting up a loan of Euro 14 million to the Kingdom of Morocco for the repair and upgrading of breakwaters and quays, along with the improvement of operational safety, at five of the country's ports: Tangiers, Larache, El Jadida, Essaouira and Sidi Ifni.
At least 49 prisoners are killed and 89 injured when a fire rips through overcrowded Sidi Moussa prison, on the northern outskirts of the Atlantic coast city of El Jadida, as inmates sleep in their cells.
Markantonis's promotion and move to The Bahamas, continued development of Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai will be handled by Alan Leibman, President/Managing Director of Kerzner's destination resort casino development, Mazagan, in El Jadida, Morocco.
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HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolences and compassion to the family of journalist and writer Abdelkrim Ghallab, who passed away on Sunday night in El Jadida at the age of 98.
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Karawan, formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, will oversee the Company's flagship property, Atlantis, Paradise Island in The Bahamas, and its anticipated future destination resorts, Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai and Mazagan in El Jadida, Morocco, and will report directly to the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Butch Kerzner.