Gibraltar
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
At the end of April, 711/92 AH, the army of Tariq ibn Ziyad (طارق بن زياد‎) landed in Gibraltar, launching the Islamic conquest of the Iberian peninsula. The area remained under Muslim control until 1462, with the exception of a brief period between 1309-1333 when it was captured by Castille.  
Location
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
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Events
711/92 AH
Variant Names
Gibraltar
Jabal Tāriq
Formerly known as
جبل طارق
Formerly known as
Tariq's Mountain
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