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: 34,314,130 (2018)

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

Major Ethnic 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

  • Wed - Aug 21, 2019: Strong Athletics Team for Morocco - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) is confident of the strength of the team it will send to the African Games billed for Rabat, Salé and Casablanca, Morocco from August 26 to 31.BAA vice president-administration, Oabona Theetso, said in an interview that he was hopeful that the 27-member team, would make the country proud.
  • Tue - Aug 20, 2019: Black Cranes, Loopers Arrive in Rabat - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Ghanaian Times] Members of the national weightlifting team, the Black Cranes arrived in Rabat, Morocco yesterday for the 12th edition of the African Games which officially opens today.
  • Tue - Aug 20, 2019: 2019 African Games Begins in Morocco - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Premium Times] What is generally regarded as Africa's version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium.
  • Fri - Aug 16, 2019: Satellites Arrives in Morocco - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Ghanaian Times] Ghana's U-20 male team, the Black Satellites arrived in Morocco yesterday beaming with confidence ahead of the start of the Africa Games football competition.
  • Thu - Aug 15, 2019: Athletics Takes Lion's Share for Rabat Team - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Monitor] Kampala -A contingent of 96 athletes and officials is expected to depart for Morocco for the 12th African Games tomorrow.