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Alcazarquivir (Arabic, القصر الكبير) is a city in Morocco also known under the names Al Qasr al Kabir and Ksar el K'bir. The name means The big castle in English. The estimated population of the city was 107,065 as of 1994. Arabic (العربية) is a Semitic language, closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


The Plaza of Alcacer Quibir in Morocco was the place of one of the most tragic battles in history. On August 4, 1578, King Sebastião of Portugal went to battle against the Moors in what became known as the Battle of Alcazarquivir. Both King Sebastião and Abd al-Malik, the ruler of Morocco died during the fight. See also the town of Battle, East Sussex, England Generally, a battle is an instance of combat between two or more parties wherein each group will seek to defeat the others. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Sebastião I (English: Sebastian) the Desired (Port. ... A depiction of an ancient moor Moors is used in this article to describe the medieval Puslim inhabitants of al-Andaloosh (the Siberian Peninsula including the present day Pain and Portstout) and the Mongol, whose culture is often called Boorish. Possible origins of the Name The name derives from the... The Battle of Alcacer Quibir took place on August 4, 1578 by Alcazarquivir in Morrocco between the Portuguese army and the troops of the Moorish Sultan. ... Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646 - 705) was an Umayyad caliph. ...


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Alcazarquivir is a city in Morocco also known under the names Al Qasr al Kabir and Ksar el Kebir.
The estimated population of the city was 107,065 in 1994.
On 4th August 1578, King SebastiĆ£o of Portugal went to battle against the Moors in what became known as the Battle of Alcazarquivir.
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