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  Tangier Island Home Page
Tangier Island, with a population of about 600 people, most of whom speak with an Elizabethan accent, has no industry.
Long ago it was inhabited by farmers, but when the Chesapeake Bay came alive in the 1800's with commerce because of the bounty of seafood it offered, the people of Tangier turned from harvesting the land to harvesting the waters of crabs and oysters.
Tangier Island is an island you'll never forget.
www.tangierislandcruises.com   (340 words)

  Tangier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tangier (Tanja طنچة in Berber and Arabic, Tánger in Spanish, and Tanger in French), is a city of northern Morocco with a population of 669,685 (2004 census).
Tangier was an important city for the Berbers, and still is inhabited by Berbers and Arabs, and the city's name may be derived from the Berber goddess Tinjis (or Tinga).
Tangier was made an international zone in 1923 under the joint administration of France, Spain, and Britain (Italy joined in 1928).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tangier   (965 words)

 Tangier, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tangier is located on an island in a part of the Chesapeake Bay called the Eastern Bay.
The population of Tangier was 79 in the 1800 census.
Tangier is often referred to as the 'soft shell crab capital of the world'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tangier,_Virginia   (1289 words)

 Tangier travel guide - Wikitravel
Tangier is very easy to navigate around; the two main roads are Boulevard Mohamed V which runs from near the Medina through the ville nouvelle and Boulevard Mohamed VI (formerly Ave des FAR) which runs along from the beachfront from the port to Malabata.
The Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM), a thriving cultural center, museum, conference center and library in the heart of the old medina in Tangier, is housed in the only historic landmark of the United States located abroad.
There is a infamous market in Tangier called "casa barata" (the house of cheap things) - there are bargains to be had here but be wary of forgeries and stolen goods (these are sold along vegetables, electronics, clothing, shoes, spices, carpets, ironmongery and everything else one can think of!).
wikitravel.org /en/Tangier   (2357 words)

 Tangier Island Bay View Inn Bed and Breakfast History
Tangier Island is about 6 miles below the Maryland-Virginia State line and at one point all the islands below the state line were known as the "Tangier Islands" in Virginias records.
Tradition states that Tangier was first settled by a John Crockett and his eight sons in 1686, who had come to the island to tend cattle, but nothing has been found to verify this.
The first Crockett of record on Tangier was Joseph, the son of Sampson and the grandson of John Tyler of Smiths Island MD. It was this Joseph who bought 475 acres of the Andrews land in 1778.
www.tangierisland.net /his1.html   (1573 words)

 Tangier Island, Virginia Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tangier Island Cruises from Crisfield: Aboard the Steven Thomas.
Tangier Island Cruises from Onancock: Aboard the Captain Eulice.
Tangier Island Cruises from Reedville: Aboard the Chesapeake Breeze.
www.baydreaming.com /tangier_island.htm   (324 words)

 The American Legation at Tangier, Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tangier figured prominently in our relations during the "Barbary Wars," the only period of our long association marked by any degree of tension.
Because of strong German influence in the French protectorate and Spanish sympathy for the Axis, the Allied presence in Africa was isolated in Tangier and Gibraltar at the strategic entrance to the Mediterranean.
The in 1910 Minister Maxwell Blake arrived in Tangier, where he was to remain for a quarter of a century.
www.maroc.net /legation/relate.htm   (1042 words)

The climate of Tangier is moderate and subtropical, with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius.
Tangier became a focal point in the struggle between two prominent dynasties, the Idrissids and the Ummayads.
With the establishment of the state of Israel, the independence of Morocco, and the annexation by Morocco of Tangier, the tide finally turned toward emigration.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Tangier.html   (617 words)

 Tangier   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tangier, long a terminus of trans-Saharan caravan trade routes, is also the northern terminus of the Tangier–Fès railway.
Tangier was first known as a Phoenician trading port in the 15th century
Captured by the Portuguese in 1471, it passed to England in 1662 as part of the dowry of Catherine of Braganza, but was abandoned in 1684, and later became a lair of Barbary Coast pirates.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0012941.html   (368 words)

 Travel to Tangier , Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the early part of the 20th century, Tangier was an international city whose tax-free status and cosmopolitan image attracted European and American artists and writers.
Tangier is very much a tourist town, serving everything from Moroccan families on 2 month holidays to Europeans on one-day African excursions.
The medina of Tangier is a real one: Streets are narrow, houses in many different styles, and most of this medina is in good condition.
www.moroccotravelandtours.com /TangierCity.htm   (1157 words)

 Tangier   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a meeting-point of routes to so many different destination, Tangier has inevitably been marked by the of History-Phoenicians, Berbers, Portuguese and Spaniards had all left their indelible mark on the city before it passed into Moroccan hands.
Tangier is also renowned for the Mendoubia gardens, with their eight-hundred-year-old trees, the Sidi Bouabid Mosque, its minaret decorated with multi-hued faiences dominating the Medina, the Kasbah Square with its portico of white marble columns, and the great Mechouar where the pashas were once wont to give audience.
The status of international free zone which the city enjoyed for a number of years added to Tangier's celebrity, and it bas become an obligatory stop-off for any tourist in search of the real Morocco.
www.mincom.gov.ma /english/reg_cit/cities/tanger/tanger.html   (441 words)

 FORE: Religion-Christianity-EP-Tangier Watermen's Stewardship for the Cheasapeake
The Tangier Watermen’s Stewardship for the Chesapeake (TaSC) is a non-profit organization established in 1998 to implement a biblically-based sustainability plan, “Stewardship 2020 Vision,” that is rooted in the Christian worldview of the Tangier islanders.
A small island in the Chesapeake Bay, Tangier Island is home to a predominately-Christian community of approximately 700 people that make their living by harvesting shellfish, especially the blue crab, whose population is on the decline because of urban pollution and agricultural run-off from the mainland.
She also found that the governmental and advocacy groups in favor of stricter fishing regulations did not acknowledge the Christian worldview of the Tangier islanders, while the islanders considered the scientists, environmentalists, and government administrators to be disrespectful outsiders, whose actions on behalf of Chesapeake Bay threatened their livelihood and culture.
environment.harvard.edu /religion/religion/christianity/projects/tangier.html   (557 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Under the Sheltering Sky   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tangier is on the temperate northwest coast of Africa, just 10 miles from Spain, across the Strait of Gibraltar, and washed in the breezes coming off both the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Tangier, population 600,000, is extremely poor, almost entirely Muslim, and, like many African cities, growing rapidly.
Tangier is a place where you see an amputee child hunched on the sidewalk with a begging cup beside the dusty stub of his truncated leg.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A20378-2003Sep16?language=printer   (3406 words)

 Tangier Island, Virginia: A Chesapeake Bay island
A Chesapeake Bay island whose history is as fascinating as is its ties to the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Tangier Island, Virginia is located approximately twelve miles from the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s mainland in the Chesapeake Bay.
According to an Islander, "Today, life on Tangier Island is a mixture of the old and the new, but living on the Chesapeake Bay is, still, like none other.
www.chesapeakebaysampler.com /TangierIsland.htm   (2034 words)

 Tangier disease--a diagnostic challenge in countries endemic for leprosy -- Sinha et al. 75 (2): 301 -- Journal of ...
Tangier disease--a diagnostic challenge in countries endemic for leprosy -- Sinha et al.
The gene encoding ATP-binding cassette transporter 1 is mutated in Tangier disease.
Tangier disease is caused by mutations in the gene encoding ATP-binding cassette transporter 1.
jnnp.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/75/2/301   (1768 words)

 Bed and Breakfast & Chesapeake Bay - Tangier Island and Virginia - Quinby Virginia
Chose from a charming bed and breakfast on Chesapeake Bay, fantastic lodging on Tangier Island or quaint accommodation in Quinby, Virginia.
Virginia's gateway to Tangier Island, which is a part of the Central portion, is the Onancock Wharf and the Captain Eulice passenger ferry.
Tangier Island, Virginia in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, accessible from Onancock by passenger ferry, is 2½ miles long, 1 mile wide and no more than 7 feet above sea level.
www.virginiabedbreakfasts.com /central-va-accommodations.html   (985 words)

 Tangier Island, Virginia
Tangier Island has been settled more than three hundred years ago by six or so fishermen families from Cornwall, England; they have been living there ever since, making their lives off the bay.
The Tangier Island ferry in the island dock.
Tangier Island is a dry country, so packing a bottle of Chardonnay with your luggage may be a good idea.
www.wrotniak.net /places/tangier.html   (1303 words)

 Virtual Tangier: Major F.H. Mellor
Besides, any country’s currency reaching Tangier, or any funds held “on Tangier account”, may be considered as a loss of dollars, since such funds constitute a charge on the foreign currency reserves of the country concerned.
Tangier renders many services to free enterprise and to men and women of many lands who have in common one characteristic — the desire to use their own money in their own way.
Tangier commerce could be flourishing but restrictions in other countries and official fear of freedom greatly restrict trading opportunities.
home.att.net /~VTangier/Pages/Mellor.htm   (824 words)

 Virtual Tangier: Diana Adams
Tangier is currently full of Nigerians trying to make their way to Europe for work.
Tangier exists at a distance: you see it from the ferry, from Dawliz, from Buckingham's on the old mountain, from Malabata, from a window in the casbah: inexpressibly lovely, pale and blue.
Tangier exists like an ancient carpet: subtle hidden places, holes and frayed parts, faded, almost useless but not quite (factories are being built, new neighborhoods everywhere) -- Tangier exists in winds that cross each other and in ocean and sea currents that smash and then blend somehow.
home.att.net /~VTangier/Pages/Adams.htm   (1388 words)

 Tangier Island Health Foundation
In March the Session of the Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church in Weems, Virginia, agreed to pledge $25,000 for construction of a modern health clinic for Tangier Island, payable upon the start of construction.
A $25,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has enabled the Tangier Island Health Foundation to complete fundraising for its first goal: purchase of the land on which a modern health clinic will be built for the residents of this remote island community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.
Tangier Island Health Foundation is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving Tangier Island by raising funds in order to replace the existing 50 year old clinic with a fully equipped state-of-the-art medical clinic.
www.tangierclinic.org   (1985 words)

 Maroc Evasions Tourism in Morocco Travel guide resources Fez
Tangier has long been coveted for its strategic position.
Tangier, everything begins with the sea, and everything leads back to the sea.
At Tangier, there are two promontories projecting into the waters of the two seas.
www.marocevasions.com /tangier.htm   (233 words)

 Tangier Island Part 3 - Departing from History : Woody's Kayak Trip Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tangier is about 11 miles from the nearest mainland - Crisfield MD about 11 miles away on the eastern shore as the crow flies.
Between the late 1700's and the end of the war of 1812, Tangier was used as a base for the British.
Pirates (picaroons) loyal to the British ran rampant through this section of the Bay and it was from Tangier that the British launched their attack on Washington and burned it to the ground.
www.kayaktrips.net /sea-kayak/000596.html   (1438 words)

 Tangier Island Guide: Tangier Island - A Chesapeake Bay Island Bed and Breakfasts, Restaurants, Transportation, Marina, ...
Tangier Island Bed and Breakfasts, Tangier Island Transportation, Tangier Island Cruises, Sunset Tours, Eco Tours, Restaurants, History, and more......
Life on the Chesapeake Bay according to a Tangier Island waterman, "It is not an easy way of life.
Coming to Tangier Island from the Eastern Shore or Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, contact the below locations for warm and friendly accommodations on mainland Virginia and Maryland.
www.tangierisland-va.com   (502 words)

Tangier resides directly across Lombard Street from Graduate Hospital in downtown Philadelphia.
We were hoping that with a name like Tangier, the decor might exploit it's African namesake, but no luck here.
Sure, Tangier is nothing to write home about, but if you're in the mood for just throwing a few back and not having anyone bother you, this might be the corner bar for you.
www.phillytown.com /tangier.htm   (613 words)

 Tangier, Morocco - photos of sightseeing in Tangier on Worldisround   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sightseeing in Tangier - travel photos - During our stay in southern Spain in July, 2001, we took a side trip to Tanger (this is...
We decided afterwards that we were glad we had done it this way.Surely we would have been lost in the Kasbah in Tangiers if we had...
The washing seemed to be drying everywhere from the balconies in Tangier.
www.worldisround.com /articles/6623   (377 words)

 Tangier Technical Overview
Tangier EPS™ is written in Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 as a two-tier Client/Server application.
Tangier Professional™ only supports a single-user Microsoft Access database installed on the user's local machine or on an accessible network drive.
Tangier Express™ and Tangier Enterprise™ support an ODBC compliant large-scale database such as Microsoft SQL Sever™.
www.peakesoftware.com /peake/technology/technology.htm   (412 words)

        News from Tangier
As part of its commitment to the local community of Tangier, the legation offered art classes for local children and facilitated employment opportunities for local woman during the first two months of 2005.
In addition to these efforts, the Museum has also reached out to the young people of Tangier, holding art classes for neighborhood children and operating a library center for students that has been in operation since it was established in 1993 by Peace Corps Volunteers.
For several years, now, the Legation has played a significant role in the revitalization of the Tangier Medina, and in February of this year the museum hosted a meeting of medina resident associations with the director of a Spanish company responsible for garbage collection in Tangier.
www.legation.org /public_html/news2005.htm   (1878 words)

 PAUL BOWLES' TANGIER: In his words [1958]
Paul Bowles remained in Tangier for 52 years―until his death on November 18, 1999, at the age of 88.
Untold visitors have made pilgrimages to Tangier to meet him, perhaps inspired by reading some of his novels or short stories; and after his death most guide books on Morocco mention something about Bowles's association with Morocco as well as his most famous literary works.
Tangier, with its mild, subtropical climate and superb beaches, eventually grew into a popular summer resort and now has more than one million people.
www.paulbowles.org /tangier.html   (5777 words)

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