El Jadida


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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

(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.

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).
The four unions, representing teachers working in El Jadida and its outskirts, seized the opportunity to draw the minister's attention to the deplorable quality of social services, owing to budgetary and administrative mismanagement and corruption.
The first-leg match between Difaa el Jadida and Olympic de Beja is scheduled for next March 18, 19 or 20 in Beja and the second leg on April 1, 2, or 3 in el Jadida.
El Jadida, on the coast west of Casablanca, reopened on January 20 with a new grandstand, weighing room and other improvements.
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.
Au total, Intelcia a permis la creation de 500 emplois a El Jadida.
Part of the large-scale anti-poverty National Initiative for Human Development (INDH) for a total cost of more than 21 million dirhams, these projects include the construction of two multipurpose indoor sports halls in Hay Salam and Sala El Jadida, as well as the creation of two community sport and recreation facilities in Said Hajji neighborhood and in Sala El Jadida.
En stage depuis lundi a El Jadida (Maroc), les Etalons s'envoleront pour Alger dimanche (aujourd'hui: ndlr) a 22h00 heure marocaine (23h00 algerienne), a bord d'un avion special, precise la meme source.
El Jadida city in Morocco was on fire last week, as Lebanese singer Dina Hayek's performance at its "Jawharat Al Hayat" (Jewel of Life) Festival was hot, hot, hot
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.
L a 8e edition du Salon du cheval d'El Jadida, organisee sous le Haut patronage de SM le Roi Mohammed VI, a pris fin dimanche soir en tenant toutes ses promesses, ont souligne, dimanche soir a El Jadida, les organisateurs.
L'equipe nationale du burkina Faso a entame son stage preparatoire a El Jadida, dans la banlieue de Casablanca (Maroc), en vue du match retour face a l'Algerie.