Wilaya de Meknès - Province Meknès El Menzeh Meulay-Idriss Zerhoun
34.7380° Lat, -5.5569° Lon
Africa/Casablanca, +01 +0100
Inscribed 1997. The Mauritanian capital, founded in the 3rd century B.C., became an important outpost of the Roman Empire and was graced with many fine buildings. Extensive remains of these survive in the archaeological site, located in a fertile agricultural area. Volubilis was later briefly to become the capital of Idris I, founder of the Idrisid dynasty, who is buried at nearby Moulay Idris.