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Safi, Morocco

Full nameSafi
Official nameSafi
Native nameⴰⵙⴼⵉ / أسفي
Other nameAsfi
Total Population282227 (2004)

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Safi ( , Tifinagh ⴰⵙⴼⵉ) is a city in western Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of the Doukkala-Abda Region, it has a population of 282,227 (2004 census), but is also the centre of an agglomeration which has an estimated 793,000 inhabitants (1987).

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 one of the landing sites for Operation Torch.

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