Tours From Casablanca

CASABLANCA

Casablanca is a modern city situated along the Northern part of the Atlantic Ocean of Morocco. The first settlement in the area dates back to around the 7th century BC by the Berbers. During the 15 century the Portuguese invaded the city and named it CASABRANCA which means (white house) and built in it one of the biggest port of North Africa. During the 16th and the 17th century the city will be under the Spanish crown as a result of merging Portugal with Spain, and from that time the city is called CASABLANCA.

In the 18th century the king Mohamed ibn Abdullah rebuilt the city to become one of the most important cities of Africa especially economically. Nowadays, it has Eight Administrative districts, which makes the city the largest of morocco with a population of more than 6 million in 2014.

Casablanca is a city full of contrasts as it is the financial, industrial and commercial capital of Morocco. It has the largest port in North Africa from which everything from Grains to textile is traded.

In addition to the twin business tower, hundreds of international companies have their headquarters in the new part of the city .A visit to Casablanca will not be complete if you did not see the HASSAN II mosque, which is the largest mosque in the country and the seventh largest in the world. The former king Hassan II built this mosque, and that is why it got his name. The constructions started in 1986 and finished in 1993, it host more than 25000 worshipped inside and 80000 outside.

 

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