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Rare early map of the Kingdom of Morocco.

Referencing the Honorable Kingdom of Morocco, the map was likely issued shortly after Moroccan independence from France in 1956.

In 1955, during the Revolution of the King and the People, Sultan Mohammed V negotiated for Morocco's gradual independence from France while retaining French-Moroccan interdependence. The goal was to transform Morocco into a constitutional monarchy with a democratic government. By February 1956, Morocco achieved limited home rule, and by March 22, 1956, it gained full independence following the French-Moroccan Agreement.

On April 7, 1956, France ended its protectorate in Morocco. The internationally governed city of Tangier rejoined Morocco in October 1956, while Moroccan independence from Spain was secured in April 1956. Subsequent agreements restored Moroccan control over certain Spanish territories, though not all claims were successful.

After gaining independence, Mohammed V established a constitutional monarchy and on August 11, 1957, the nation was officially named "The Kingdom of Morocco."