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: 35,561,654 (2020)

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

  • Thu - Feb 25, 2021: Hosts Morocco to Face Uganda At the Total U-17 Afcon Opener - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [CAF] The draw for the Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2021 was conducted on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
  • Tue - Feb 23, 2021: Morocco Beat Tanzania to Finish Top of Group C, Progress to Quarters - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [CAF] Quickfire goals from El Mehdi El Moubarik, Mohammed Amine Essahel and Ayoub Mouloua handed Morocco a 3-0 victory over Tanzania at the Olympic Stadium in Nouakchott on Monday to finish top of Group C and progress to the quarter finals of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
  • Mon - Feb 22, 2021: Tough Morocco Test for Satellites - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Ghanaian Times] Nearly 72 hours after their thumping 4-0 victory over the Ngorongo Heroes of Tanzania, Ghana's Black Satellites oblige Morocco's young Atlas Lions in a cagey Group C tie of the ongoing Africa Under-20 Nations Cup tournament.
  • Sun - Feb 21, 2021: Covid-19 - How Five Hardest Hit African Countries Are Coping - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Premium Times] Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa have surged by 40 per cent in the past month.
  • Thu - Feb 18, 2021: SPLA Conducts New Attacks On Moroccan Occupation Forces - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Algerie Presse Service] Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) carried out new attacks on the Moroccan army bases near the sand wall for the 98th consecutive day, said Wednesday a press release from the Sahrawi Ministry of Defence.