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Bouknadel (Berber: Buqnadel, ⴱⵓⵇⵏⴰⴷⴻⵍ, Arabic: بوقنادل) is a town on the Atlantic coast of Morocco situated slightly to the north of Rabat and south of Kenitra. The locale is the site of a former U.S. Naval Radio Transmitter Communications Station (USNRST Bouknadel Morocco). The Naval Airstation was near the town of Kenitra, formerly known as Port Lyautey [1] Earliest permanent settlement of this area is evidenced at the Phoenician and Roman settlement of Chellah slightly to the south on the banks of the Oued Bou Regreg.[2] [3]

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Coordinates: 34°08′00″N 6°44′00″W / 34.1333°N 6.73333°W / 34.1333; -6.73333

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