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Archaeological Site of Volubilis - Morocco

The Archaeologicial Site of Volubilis (UNESCO World Heritage) is an ancient Roman city situated in between Meknes and Fez. It is the best preserved and most visited archaeological site in the whole of Morocco. The area was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. Excavations show that the first inhabitants of the city were the Carthaginians in the third century BC. Later in the year 42 AD, the city was annexed to the Roman Empire. The Roman city once numbered over 20,000 people dedicated mostly to wheat, as the Romans ordered at the time. Volubilis was part of the Roman Empire until the late third century...

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