MOROCCO

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Fascinating towns of the UNESCO World´ s Heritage list

Scenic Routes

Landscapes of  the six Continents in one Country
Natural Wonders

Unforgettable nights under the starry Sahara Sky
Kasbahs and Ksours - clay moulded fortresses of the South

Bustling Bazaars

Amazing Food 
The Amazigh culture and traditions

Legendary hospitality of the Berbers

 

The Gate of Africa

The Kingdom of Morocco is the Gate of Africa. The country represents distinctive richness of landscapes, geographical forms, space, light, color and extraordinary hospitality and openness of Berbers - the indigenous people of this part of Africa. Mediterranean coast and the Atlantic, snow-capped peaks of the majestic Atlas Mountains, vertical canyons, open spaces of the Sahara, palm oases, clay molded Kasbah and villages, bustling bazaars, cosmopolitan city centers in contrast to the medieval maze of the medina alleyways are just some of the attractions that you can expect from a visit to Morocco.

It is a country of contrasts in climate, landscape and culture, in which modernity has not yet reached places where the inhabitants, who live as centuries ago by the seasons and hours of prayer say: "you have watches - but we have time." A country with a rich history (and prehistory), which, despite intensive development in recent years has kept the charm of the exotic land of 1001 Nights.

 

Quick Facts

Country name: Al-Maghrib المغرب, Elmaɣrib ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔ

Capital: Rabat

Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Area: 446.550km2

Population: 33,904,679

77% Berbers (Amazight), 19% Arabs

Language: Arabic, Dariya (Moroccan Arabic), French and Tamazight (Berber). Spanish is also popular in business and tourism.

Religion: 98,5% Muslims, 1,3% Christian, 0,2% Jewish

Electricity: 220V, 50Hz, European plug

Country code: +212

Internet TLD: .ma

Time Zone: UTC/UTC+1

 

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