You can find on this page the old map of Morocco to print and to download in PDF. The ancient Morocco map presents the past and evolutions of the country Morocco in Africa.

Ancient Morocco map

Historical map of Morocco

The ancient map of Morocco shows evolutions of Morocco. This historical map of Morocco will allow you to travel in the past and in the history of Morocco in Africa. The Morocco ancient map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.

Umayyad Muslims conquered the ancient region of Morocco in the 7th century, bringing their language, their system of government, and Islam, to which many of the Berbers slowly converted, mostly after the Arab rule receded. In the Islamic era the first Moroccan Muslim state, independent from the Abbasid Empire, was The Kingdom of Nekor, an emirate in the Rif area as its mentioned in the ancient Morocco map. It was founded by the Legend of Salih I ibn Mansur in 710 AD, as a client state to Caliphal grant.

According to the Medieval Legends Idris I fled to ancient Morocco from the Abbasids massacre against his tribe in Iraq and managed to convince the Awraba Berber tribes to break allegiance to the distant Abbasid caliphs in Baghdad as you can see in the ancient Morocco map. He founded the Idrisid Dynasty in 780 AD. Morocco became later a center of learning and a major power. From the 11th century onwards, a series of powerful Berber dynasties arose.

Under the Almoravid dynasty and the Almohad dynasty, ancient Morocco dominated the Maghreb, Muslim-conquered Spain, and the western Mediterranean region as its shown in the ancient Morocco map. In the 13th century the Merinids gained power over Morocco and strove to replicate the successes of the Almohads. In the 15th century the Reconquista ended Islamic rule in central and southern Iberia (modern day Spain + Portugal) and many Muslims and Jews fled to Morocco. Under the Saadi Dynasty, the first Moroccan dynasty initiated by ethnic Arabs since the Idrisids, the country would consolidate power and fight off Portuguese and Ottoman invaders, as in the battle of Ksar el Kebir. The reign of Ahmad al-Mansur brought new wealth and prestige to the Sultanate, and a massive invasion of the Songhay Empire was initiated.