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Al-Karaouine Mosque and University, Fez el Bali Medina, Morocco

Al-Kairouine Mosque and University, Fez Medina, Morocco, 2018-02-02.

Established at the very beginnings of Morocco’s oldest imperial city, the University of Al-Karaouine (also written as Al-Quaraouiyine and Al-Qarawiyyin) was founded in 859 and is considered by Unesco and the Guinness Book of World Records to be the oldest continually operating university in the world.

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Al-Kairouine Mosque and University, Fez Medina, Morocco, 2018-02-02.<br />
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Established at the very beginnings of Morocco’s oldest imperial city, the University of Al-Karaouine (also written as Al-Quaraouiyine and Al-Qarawiyyin) was founded in 859 and is considered by Unesco and the Guinness Book of World Records to be the oldest continually operating university in the world.