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Zayyanid Sultanate

الزيانيون(ar)
1235–1556
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The Abdalwadid (or Zayyanid) dynasty (green), c. 1300-1500.
The Abdalwadid (or Zayyanid) dynasty (green), c. 1300-1500.
Capital Tlemcen
Common languages Judeo-Berber, Mozarabic, Shilha, Tamazight, others
Religion
Sunni Islam
Government Monarchy
Sultan  
• 1236-1283
Abu Yahya I bin Zayyan
• 1550-1556
Al Hassan ben Abu Muh
History  
• Established
1235
• Disestablished
1556
Currency Dinar
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Almohad dynasty
Spain
Regency of Algiers

Zayyanids (Arabic: زيانيون, Ziyānyūn) or Abd al-Wadids (Arabic: بنو عبد الواد), or Banu Zayan, is the name of a Berber Zenata dynasty in North Africa. The Zayyanids, whose capital was Tlemcen(in modern day Algeria) existed from 1235 to 1556. They were also known as Abdalwadid.

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