Kingdom of Morocco


Allāh, al-Watan, al-Malik” (arabic)
“God, Homeland, King”


“Hymne Cherifien” (french)
Hymn of the Sharif


Capital: Rabat
Largest City: Casablanca
Total area: 446,550 sq km
Climate: Mediterranean, becoming more extreme in the interior
Natural resources: Phosphates, iron ore, manganese, lead, zinc, fish, salt
Border countries: Algeria, Western Sahara, Spain

People and Society

Population: 33,322,699
Demonym: Moroccan
Languages: Arabic (official), Berber languages, French
(often the language of business, government, and diplomacy)
Ethnic groups: Arab-Berber
Religions: Muslim


Independence: 2 March 1956 (from France)
Government type: Constitutional monarchy
Chief of state: King MOHAMMED VI (since 1999)


Currency: Moroccan Dirham
Exports: clothing and textiles, automobiles, electric components, inorganic chemicals,transistors,
crude minerals, fertilizers (including phosphates), petroleum products, citrus fruits, vegetables, fish
Industries: Automotive parts, phosphate mining and processing,
aerospace, food processing, leather goods, textiles, construction, energy, tourism

Tourism and Attraction

Majorelle Garden

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