Taifa of Saltés and Huelva

The Taifa of Saltés and Huelva (Arabic: طائفة ولبة وشلطيش) was a medieval Arab[1] taifa kingdom that existed in southern Iberia from around 1012 to 1051. From 1051 until 1091 it was under the forcible control of Seville, by Abbad II al-Mu'tadid.[2]

Taifa of Saltés and Huelva

Taifa Kingdom of Saltés and Huelva, c. 1037.
Common languagesArabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew
Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholicism), Judaism
Historical eraMiddle Ages
 Conquered by Seville
CurrencyDirham and Dinar
Preceded by
Taifa of Badajoz

The geographer al-Bakri (d. 1094) was born in the taifa of Saltés and Huelva.

List of Emirs

Bakrid dynasty

  • 'Abd al-'Aziz 'Izz ad-Dawla: 1012/3–1051/2 or 53


  1. Kennedy, Hugh (2014). Muslim Spain and Portugal: A Political History of al-Andalus. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-87040-1.
  2. "Abbadid". Encyclopædia Britannica. I: A-Ak - Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 2010. pp. 8. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.

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