The capital of Under, known by its fine sand beach, the softness of its ideal climate, by its 300 days of sun per annum. Commercial, artisanal and tourist city, having hotel facilities of first class. Agadir, it is the gaiety, the joy and the pleasure of bronzing itself during all the year. It is also the perfect place for the amateurs of fishing which one can practical either on the edges of the littoral, or in boats.
Histoire d'Agadir en bref
Agadir appears in the history only at the 16th century, this city which was only one simple small station of fishing that named Portuguese: JADA of SEQUEIA had built at the time. In 1505, king Manuel of Portugal, guessed the value of this small station, bought it and transformed it into fortress by granting a new name to him: â¤½Santa Cruz of the course of Fordâ¤ (Holy Cross of the course of Ghir) In 1541, Saadiens were interested in santa Cruz, they obliged Portuguese to be withdrawn, they settled there definitively. The city had known a certain prosperity thanks to its small port, it bound trade with Spain, France, and Holland, in which it dispatched cane with sugar, the dates, the almonds, copper, the wax and even the gold of Sudan. In 1765, Sidi Mohammed builds the port of Essaouira to decrease the traffics of that of Santa Cruz. The new port was a hard blow for that of Agadir which did not have any more that some boats of sins. In 1911, fascinating like pretexts: To defend the interests of the Germans in Morocco, Guillaume II placed a drain-hole of war to Agadir, but to tell the truth, its goal was to ensure its presence on the dimensions of Morocco. What obstructed French and with dÃ©clancher the war against German pushed them. Only after the negotiations, France yielded part of Africa Equatorial to Germany provided that the latter leaves Morocco definitively. It was only in 1930, that the plain of Under had taken again its activities. From 1947, Agadir developed quickly, and always thanks to its important port, which accueilla each day a great number of boats in charge of any kind of goods, without forgetting the fishing which had given the idea to build several preserve factories. â¤ The REBUILDING Of AGADIR WILL BE the WORK OF OUR WILL AND OUR FAITH â¤½. Claimed fires S.M MOHAMED V after the violent one seism who had struck Agadir. On February 29,1960 A 23. 47 mn the town of Agadir was almost destroyed to 100 per 100 by three force jolts, more than 15.000 victims had entered under the debris. Thanks to the benevolence of S.M MOHAMED V and S.M HASSAN II, Agadir became a very important Moroccan city. Currently, it occupies a remarkable place in the tourist and economic field.