General Information about Morocco
Morocco is located in northern Africa between the Western Sahara and Algeria. Morocco is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Mediterraen Sea on the north-west. Morocco is separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar. Morocco has a population of 33,000,000 people, 98% of which are Muslim. The official languages spoken are Arabic and Tamazight, but French and Spanish are spoken also.
Morocco's capital city Rabat is situated on the North Atlantic Coast and has many European style cafes as well as Islam places of worship. Rabat is the fourth of the imperial cities and is a mix of modern biuldings and remnants of the 12th century when the citadel was used by the Sultan as a base to campaign against the Spanish.
Find Out About The Climate In Morocco
The climate of Morocco has a typical moderate, subtropical climate with cool breezes flowing in from the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Summers temperatures can be very high especially in the interior. Winter in the mountainous regions can fall below zero with heavy snowfalls which can still be found well into summer. Average temperatures in summer for Marrakech usually sit around 38 degrees while winters are mild with averages of 21 degrees.
Geographical Information On Morocco
Morocco official name is Al-Mamlakah al-Maghribiyan also known as the Kingdom of Morocco. Morocco has a vast coastline which runs for over 1,835 kilometres and a total area of 446,300 square metres. Morocco's highest peak can be found in the south western regions in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. Jbel Toubkal rises as high as 4,165 metres and is an amazing sight to see. On the other hand the lowest peak is Sebkha Tah which is 55 metres below sea level. Morocco has many rivers to boast about with most of them flowing north westward either to the Atlantic or towards the Sahara. However the Moulouya travels north-eastwards into the Mediterranean for over 350 miles.
Learn About The Economy In Morocco
Morocco has a fast growing economy which is mainly because of good foreign investments, as well as a well structured education system. Much of Morocco's economy comes from the agricultural industry which employs over one third of the work force. Morocco mainly exports to Europe as well as Japan, India, the US and Libya. Out of the 17 countries in the Middle East / North Africa region Morocco now ranks in at number 11 and is 57.4 percent free financially. The official currency of Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham.
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