Morocco

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INFORMATION

Capital: Rabat

Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Current King: King Mohammed VI

Current Prime Minister: Saadeddine Othmani

Economy:

  • Key sectors: agriculture, tourism, phosphates, textiles, apparel, and subcomponents.
  • Stable; marked by steady growth, low inflation, and generally declining government debt.

Population: 33,000,000 (2014)

Land Size: 710,850 sq km (274,461 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • Arab-Berber: 99%
  • Other: 1%
Religions:

  • Muslim (official): 99%
  • Christian: 1%
  • Jewish: ~6,000

Language(s):

  • Arabic (official)
  • Amazigh (Berber; official)
  • French (often the language of business, government, and diplomacy)

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RECENT NEWS

  • Thu - Nov 23, 2017: Namibia Calls for Immediate Application of UN Resolutions On Western Sahara - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [SPS] Windhoek (Namibia) -The Republic of Namibia, called for urgent implementation of the United Nations resolutions related to the Saharawi question that guarantee the right of the Sahrawi people to freedom and independence in the framework of the annual meeting organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Namibia, for the accredited diplomatic corps, diplomatic missions and international organizations, the minister of foreign affairs of Namibia, presented her country's position on the different international issues, reiterati
  • Thu - Nov 23, 2017: Spain - 225,444 Moroccans Affiliated to Social Security - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Madrid -Some 225,444 Moroccans were affiliated to social security in Spain by the end of October compared to 216,417 by the end of September, according to official figures.
  • Thu - Nov 23, 2017: HRH Princess Lalla Salma Chairs in Marrakech Celebration of National Day Against Cancer - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Marrakech -HRH Princess Lalla Salma, chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, chaired on Wednesday evening at the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, the celebration of the national day against cancer.
  • Wed - Nov 22, 2017: Morocco Takes Part in 25th International Travel Show TT Warsaw - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Warsaw -Morocco will take part on Nov. 23-25 in the 25th edition of the International Travel Show TT Warsaw, one of the most important fairs in Eastern Europe.
  • Wed - Nov 22, 2017: Trial of Al Hoceima Events Suspects Postponed to Nov. 28 - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Casablanca -Casablanca's appeal court decided, late on Tuesday, to postpone the trial of the suspects involved in the Al Hoceima events to Nov. 28.