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Saffi

SAFFI, or ASFI, a seaport on the west coast of Morocco, in 32 20' N. 9 1 2' W., 106 m. W.N.W. of Marrakesh. (Pop. about i S,ooo.) 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.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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