Morocco

Info

Capital

Rabat

Population

34,314,130 (July 2018 est.)

Climate

Mediterranean, becoming more arid in the interior

Currency

9.639 MAD= 1 USD (2017 est.).

Important Cities

Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, Marrakech, Tangier

Area

446,550 sq km

People

Nationality

Moroccan(s)

Major Peoples

Amazigh (Berber)

Religion

Muslim 99%, other 1%

Literacy

68.5%

Principal Language

Tamazight, Tachelhit, Tarifit

Official Language

Arabic, Tamazight

Politics

Head Of State

King Mohammed VI (since 30 July 1999)

Type of Government

Parliamentary constitutional monarchy

Date of Independence

2 March 1956 (from France)

Major Exports

Automobiles, Apparel, Citrus fruit, Fish, Petroleum products, Phosphate products, Sub-components, Vegetables