- Souira Guedima
Souira Guedima, formerly known as Aguz, is a Moroccan town 36 km south of Safi, at the mouth of the Tensift River on the
Atlanticseacoast. "Guedima" may also be spelt "Kadima", "Kdima", "Qadima" (best English transliteration), or "Qdima". "Aguz" may also be spelt "Agouz", "Gouz" or "Couz".
The town was an important port in the 11th century, serving the city of
Aghmatwhich was inland 3 days journey to the east [Al Bakri, "Kitāb al-Masalik wa'l-Mamalik", French translation by M. de Slane, Paris] .
It was governed by the following Portuguese Captains :
1507- Diogo de Azambuja
* (at least one anonymous)
Gonçalo Mendes Sacoto
* [http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Morocco.htm#Aguz WorldStatesmen- Morocco]
* [http://www.matee.gov.ma/onem/synt_monog_locales/mono_loc_safi.pdf Moroccan Government document on the Safi area] (in French)
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