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About Morocco

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Prepare for your trip to morocco

To truly experience and understand Morocco, a visit is a must! This information will help you prepare for your trip.

Morocco boasts vast and varied landscapes, including four mountain ranges and long stretches of golden beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. The south of the country features the stunning Sahara Desert, which is a must-see attraction. Additionally, there are lush oases, cascading rivers, deep valleys, and rich vineyards to explore throughout the country.

Moroccan people are known for their generosity, care, and skilled artisanship. The country is filled with art and music, and traditional dishes such as tagine and couscous are widely available. Don’t forget to try the famous mint tea! Morocco’s history is fascinating and ancient, and even includes the discovery of dinosaur bones in the country.

Morocco is not only a popular destination among travelers, but it has also received recognition from travel publications. Casablanca is one of TripAdvisor’s top 10 rising destinations for 2018, while Essaouira is praised for its excellent value in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018. Additionally, Fez has been listed on the Guardian’s hotlist for 2018.

What is the full name of Morocco?
Kingdom of Morocco (Al Mamlakah al Maghribiyah)

Where is Morocco?
Northern Africa, on the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea; across the Gibraltar Strait from Spain.

What countries border Morocco?
Algeria, Mauritania, Spain (across the Gibraltar Strait), and Western Sahara (which Morocco claims as a territory). The border between Algeria and Morocco is currently closed.

What is the weather in Morocco?
See the current weather in Marrakech. There are 4 distinct seasons in Morocco and different climates as our cities are along the coast as well as in the Sahara Desert. 

What currency is used in Morocco?
Moroccan dirham (MAD). The exchange rate is approximately 1 Euro = 10 MAD.

What language is spoken in Morocco?
Arabic is the official language (the Darija, Moroccan dialect). French is used for business and is considered the unofficial second language of Morocco, Berber dialects, Spanish and English are becoming increasingly more common.

What type of food is eaten in Morocco?
On the coastal towns, you can find fresh seafood. Inland, many dishes of chicken, beef, and lamb are available like tajine which includes vegetables. Another very popular dish is couscous with meat and vegetables. Vegetarian dishes are available also. Ask for cumin if you want more spice in your food. 

Is alcohol available in Morocco?
Alcohol isn’t readily available in most restaurants, but most major cities have alcohol available in some establishments. We can also take you to the grocery store to purchase wine, beer, and spirits for you to enjoy on your trip. 

How big is Morocco?
446,550 square kilometers

What is the population of Morocco?
33.01 million (2013)

What type of government does Morocco have?
Constitutional monarchy

What is the capital of Morocco?

What are the regions of Morocco?
There are 12 regions of Morocco.


What are the largest cities in Morocco?

  • Casablanca
  • Rabat
  • Fes
  • Marrakech
  • Oujda

What are the physical features of Morocco?
Although Morocco is often thought of as desert, much of the country is covered by the Atlas Mountains and the Rif Mountains, though the Sahara desert does make up a portion of the country.

What is the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)?
Established in 1989, the Maghreb Union was meant to unify Morocco (with Western Sahara) Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania and help with trade and political unity between the countries. The Maghreb Union is currently frozen because of disagreements between Morocco and Algeria.

Who are the Berbers?
The Berbers are the indigenous peoples of the northern Africa. Most Moroccans are of Arab-Berber descent.

What is the major religion in Morocco?
Islam is the majority religion, particularly Sunni Islam. 

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