Bir Jdid

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Bir Jdid
البئر الجديد
al-Bīr-al-Jadīd
Town
Town with many houses and palm trees
Bir Jdid is located in Morocco
Bir Jdid
Bir Jdid
Coordinates: 33°22′25″N 8°00′01″W / 33.3737°N 8.0002°W / 33.3737; -8.0002Coordinates: 33°22′25″N 8°00′01″W / 33.3737°N 8.0002°W / 33.3737; -8.0002
Country Morocco
Region Casablanca-Settat
Province El Jadida
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 15,267

Bir Jdid (Arabic: البير الجديد‎: "New Well") is a town in El Jadida Province, Morocco. As of 2004, it had a population of 15267.[1]

History[edit]

Historically, a secret prison was located in Bir Jdid. Among the people sent to this prison, were the family of Mohamed Oufkir, who were subject to torture.[2]

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