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Kenitra

(kənē`trə), city (1994 pop. 292,627), NW Morocco, on the Sebou River. It is a port exporting agricultural products. The city was built by the French and called by them Port Lyautey. American troops landed there in Nov., 1942, during World War II.
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Kenitra

 

(Mina Hassan Tani, formerly Port Lyautey), a city in western Morocco; the administrative center of Kenitra Province. Population, 130,000 (1970). Kenitra has a railroad station and is the industrial and transportation center of an agricultural region. It is a port (freight turnover of 470,000 tons in 1970) at the mouth of the Sebou River, exporting early vegetables, olive oil, wine, and other agricultural products. The city has food-processing enterprises (mainly canneries and flour mills) and textile, metalworking, and chemical industries.

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