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

  • Fri - Jun 14, 2019: Six South Africans At Rabat Diamond League - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [News24Wire] Cape Town -World champion Luvo Manyonga , will lead a strong South African contingent in Rabat, Morocco on Sunday, as the IAAF Diamond League series makes a stop on African soil for the sixth leg of the global campaign.
  • Fri - Jun 14, 2019: Botlogetswe, Amos in Rabat On Sunday - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana athletes, Nijel 'Zoro' Amos and Christine 'Size 10' Botlogetswe are expected to continue with their scintillating performance in a Diamond League circuit in Rabat, Morocco on June 16.
  • Fri - Jun 14, 2019: Morocco Should Be Isolated By All Countries - Nigeria Labour Congress - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Premium Times] The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the isolation of Morocco for holding Western Sahara under colonial control and hindering the state from gaining sovereignty.
  • Wed - Jun 12, 2019: Gambia Battling Morocco Tomorrow - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Foroyaa] Gambia will tomorrow face off Morocco in Rabat in a final friendly before the hosts fly out to Cairo for the Africa Cup of Nations.
  • Wed - Jun 12, 2019: Experimental Gambian Squad Beat Guinea, Preparing for Morocco - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Foroyaa] An experimental Gambian squad had an edge over Guinea Conakary with Ebrima Sohna's goal doing the damage.