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Place Avril 9

Place Avril 9
  • Tanger Ville Route

Grand Socco Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947 although the name is rarely used) is a square in the medina area of central Tangier, Morocco and the larger of the Petit Socco which make up the medina of the city. The Grand Socco divides the medina from the Ville Nouvelle area of Tangier. The Grand Socco is a large market-place in Tangiers, Morocco. The term, socco is a Spanish corruption of the Arabic souq (or souk). The Grand Socco and the Petit Socco occupy Tangiers' medina (old quarter) and continues to operate as a bazaar or market-place. Source: wikipedia.org