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The name is Volubilis is Latin version of the name Oualili which is the name of Oleander flower. In arabic it is known as Daflah. This flower is still found abundantly in the area. The current site was very significant from a stratigic military point of view because it is located on a hill near Mt Zerhoun. The city is also flanked by 2 rivers, Khoumane and Fedrassa.
The city and the area was very important for Rome. The plains surrounding the city are fertile and supplied Rome not only with Olive and Wheat but also with Animals like Lions and Elephants used to fight with gladiators.
This site was used in recent times to film the last temptation of christ
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