Spanish protectorate in Morocco

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Spanish Protectorate in Morocco
Protectorado español en Marruecos
الحماية الإسبانية على المغرب
1912–1956
Anthem: Marcha Real
"Royal March"
Map of Spanish Morocco with its Northern (Spanish Morocco proper) and Southern (Cape Juby) zones
Map of Spanish Morocco with its Northern (Spanish Morocco proper) and Southern (Cape Juby) zones
StatusProtectorate of Spain
CapitalTetuán
Common languagesSpanish (official, administrative)
Berber
Arabic
Tetuani Ladino or Haketia
Religion
Roman Catholic
Judaism
Islam (majority)
Sultan 
• 1912–1927
Yusef
• 1927–1956
Mohammed V
High Commissioner 
• 1913 (first)
Felipe Alfau Mendoza
• 1951–1956 (last)
Rafael García Valiño
History 
27 November 1912
• Reunited to Morocco
7 April 1956
CurrencySpanish peseta
Preceded by
Succeeded by
1912:
Alaouite Sultanate
1926:
Rif Republic
1921:
Rif Republic
1924:
Tangier International Zone
1956:
Kingdom of Morocco

The Spanish protectorate in Morocco was established on 27 November 1912 by a treaty between France and Spain[1] that made the Spanish-influenced part in Morocco into a formal protectorate.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Treaty Between France and Spain Regarding Morocco". The American Journal of International Law. 7 (2 [Supplement: Official Documents]): 81–99. 1913. doi:10.2307/2212275. JSTOR 2212275.