Morocco World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu






Morocco

Marocco Do you like exploring markets with all sorts of things like rugs, jewellery and some of the best leather in the world, then visit Marocco. Going to Marrakesh the market will continue, but with even more adventures among jugglers, storytellers and magicians. Visit the walled city fès, and be amazed by one of the medieval cities in the world.

Area: 458.852 Km² (710.850 Km² with Western Sahara)
Population: 30.896.000 (2001 est.), 250.500 in the Western Sahara
Density: 67 pop/Km² (43 pop/Km² with Western Sahara)

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy
Capital: Rabat (1.293.000 pop.)
Major cities: Casablanca 3.100.000 pop., Marrakech 1.300.000 pop., Fès 850.000 pop., Meknès 825.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Arab and Berber 60%, Berber (Mauri) 36%, Black African, European and others 4%
Border countries: Spain NORTH (Ceuta and Melilla), Algeria SOUTH-EAST, Mauritania SOUTH and EAST

Principal mountains: Jebel Toubkal 4167 m
Principal rivers: Oum er Draa 1200 Km (not perennial river), Oum er Rbia 555 Km, Moulouya 515 Km
Principal lakes: Bine el Ouidane
Principal islands: -
Climate: Mediterranean - continental - arid

Language: Arabic (official), French, Berber dialects, Spanish
Religion: Sunni Muslim 99%
Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Annexed Territories: Western Sahara (266.000 Km², 250.500 pop.)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 11/1, 3/3, 1/5, 23/5, 9/7, 30/7, 14/8, 21/8, 6/11, 18/11
Dialling code: 00212
GMT: 0

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