I F N I

STAMPS AND FDC'S

(continuation)

IFNI, a former Spanish possession (580 sq mi/1,502 sq km, 15,000 inhabitants), is located in the SW of Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean.

Border clashes between Spanish and Moroccan troops occurred in 1957.

During the year 1966 take place negotiations between Spain and Morocco over the status of Sidi Ifni.

In 1969 Sidi Ifni, as much the town as  its surrounding area becomes part of Morocco state.

Ifni has issued stamps between 1941 and 1968, and has used later Moroccan stamps.

 


Created: 01/18/02. Revised: 01/07/06
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