Safi

City in Morocco
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official name
آسفي (arabic)
Safi (french)
native label
‫آسفي‬ (arabic)
ⴰⵙⴼⵉ (central atlas tamazight)
located in the administrative territorial entity
coordinate location
latitude32.283
longitude-9.233
precision0.017
population
1995200020052010280k300k
308,508
point in time
2014
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preferred
284,750
point in time
2004
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262,276
point in time
1994
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elevation above sea level
79 metre
postal code
46000
number of households
199520002005201060k70k
72,935
point in time
2014
determination method
preferred
59,242
point in time
2004
determination method
50,913
point in time
1994
determination method
media
licence plate code
54
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Safi (Morocco)
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3/2/2005
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Safi or Asfi (Berber: Asfi, Arabic: أسفي‎, Portuguese: Safim) is a city in western Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the capital of Asfi Province. It recorded a population of 308,508 in the 2014 Moroccan census. The city was occupied by the Portuguese Empire from 1488 to 1541, was the center of Morocco's weaving industry, and became a fortaleza of the Portuguese Crown in 1508. Safi is the main fishing port for the country's sardine industry, and also exports phosphates, textiles and ceramics. During the Second World War, Safi was the site of Operation Blackstone, one of the landing sites for Operation Torch.
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