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Morocco

Official English Name: Kingdom of Morocco

Official Local Name(s): المملكة المغربية (Arabic), ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ (Tamazight)

Common English Name: Morocco

Capital: Rabat

REGION
Northern Africa (Maghreb)
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Algeria (East)
Mauritania (South, through Western Sahara)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Atlantic Ocean (West)
TOTAL AREA
446,550 km2 (99.9% land, 0.1% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
2,020.5 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
1,835 km
CLIMATE
Mediterranean
TERRAIN
Mountainous
Plateaus
Valleys
Plains
HIGHEST POINT
Jebel Toubkal (4,165 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sebkha Tah (-55 m)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Phosphates
Iron ore
Manganese
Lead
Zinc
Fish
Salt
NATURAL DISASTERS
Droughts
Earthquakes
DEMONYM
Moroccan
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Arab (71.3%)
Berber (18.0%)
Shilha (9.2%)
Moor (0.6%)
European (<0.1%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Arabic
Tamazight
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
French
Tachelhit
Tarifit
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Muslim (99.6%)
Christian (0.2%)
POPULATION
33,655,786
LARGEST CITY
Casablanca (3,359,818)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Fez (1,112,072)
Tangier (947,952)
Marrakech (928,850)
Salé (920,403)
Meknes (835,695)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Constitutional monarchy
HEAD OF STATE
King Mohammed VI
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
15 Regions
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
2 March 1956 (from France)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Pentacle
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Hymne Cherifien
GDP PER CAPITA
$8,200 (USD)
CURRENCY
د.م (Moroccan Dirham)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = د.م9.98
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ma
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+212

Refusing tea when offered is considered rude and disrespectful.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mo.html (Majority of information)

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/MO (Ethnic and religious data)

http://rgph-2014.hcp.ma/attachment/562303/ (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 14 November 2016