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

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