Online Encyclopedia


Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 999 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
SAFFI, or AsrI, a seaport on the west coast of Morocco, in 32° 20' N. 9° 12' W., Lo6 m. W.N.W. of Marrakesh. (Pop. about 15,000.) Although the principal wool and grain port of central Morocco, the anchorage is an open roadstead and communication with the shore is at times difficult. The old palace with beautifully decorated courts in fair repair, built by Mohammed XVII., is a prominent object above the town, and there are many interesting buildings and ruins.
End of Article: SAFFI
SAFFLOWER (ultimately from the Arabic safra, yellow...

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.