Morocco Information _overview

Morocco Information _overview_

    Morocco, a country in northwestern Africa bordering on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; a kingdom; the capital Rabat, (446,550 square kilometers), population34,314,000 Geographically, Morocco is characterized by a rugged mountainous interior and large portions of desert. It is one of only three countries (with Spain and France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines .for this reason morocco stays the best destination in all seasons. although the largest city is Casablanca; but casa is capital economy other major cities include Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Essaouira,Tangier, Tetouan, Salé, Fes, Agadir, Meknes, Oujda, Assila, Kenitra, and Nador. A historically outstanding regional power, Morocco has a history of independence not shared by its neighbors. Its distinguished culture is a blend of Arab, indigenous Berber, Sub-Saharan African, and European influences.

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Location: Morocco is in Northern Africa and bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Geography: Size 446,550 sq km Languages used in Morocco: Arabic (official), Berber dialects, and French Ethnic Groups : Arab-Berber 99.1%, other 0.7%, Jewish 0.2%.