Taifa of Majorca

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Taifa of Majorca
Capital Majorca
Languages Arabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew
Religion Islam, Roman Catholicism, Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Established 1018
 •  Conquered by the Almohads 1203
Currency Dirham and Dinar
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Taifa of Denia
Almohad dynasty
Today part of  Spain

The Taifa of Majorca was a medieval Moorish taifa kingdom which existed from 1018 to 1203 in Majorca.

The first taifa lasted for about 50 years (1076-1116), first succumbing to a Christian crusade and later being occupied by the Almoravids. After a period in which the Balearic Islands were integrated into the Almoravid Empire, it ended up disintegrating, suffering the same fate as the Caliphate of Córdoba.

A new, independent kingdom arose, the second taifa (1147-1203), which would become the last Almoravid stronghold in Al-Andalus against the Almohads advance.

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Mujahid dynasty[edit]

Aglabid dynasty[edit]

Ghaniyid dynasty[edit]

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Coordinates: 39°37′59″N 2°44′48″E / 39.6331°N 2.7467°E / 39.6331; 2.7467