Taifa of Santa Maria do Algarve

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Taifa of Santa Maria do Algarve

1018–1051
Taifa Kingdom of Santa Maria do Algarve, c. 1037
Capital Santa Maria do Algarve
Languages Arabic, Mozarabic , Hebrew
Religion Islam, Roman Catholicism, Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Established 1018
 -  Conquered by the Taifa of Seville 1051
Currency Dirham and Dinar
Today part of  Portugal

The Taifa of Santa Maria do Algarve (Arabic: شنتمرية الغرب‎) was a medieval taifa kingdom, in what is now southern Portugal, that existed from 1018 to 1051. From 1051 until 1091 it was under the forcible control of Seville, by Abbad II al-Mu'tadid.[1]

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  1. ^ "Abbadid". Encyclopedia Britannica. I: A-Ak - Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 2010. p. 8. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.