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

  • Fri - Sep 18, 2020: Morocco Qualifies for 2020 UCI Road World Championships - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -- The Moroccan cycling team qualified for the 2020 UCI Road World Championships, scheduled for September 24-27 in the Italian city of Imola, after ranking 38th in the world and their qualification for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
  • Fri - Sep 18, 2020: Migration Management - EU Can Draw Inspiration From Spanish-Moroccan Cooperation (Maltese FM) - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Madrid -- The Maltese minister of Foreign Affairs, Evarist Bartolo, stressed Thursday in Madrid that the European Union (EU) is called upon to take advantage of the experience established by Spain and Morocco in the management of migration flows.
  • Fri - Sep 18, 2020: HM the King Congratulates Chilean President On National Day - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -- HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera Echenique, on the occasion of the National Day of his country.
  • Fri - Sep 18, 2020: A Total of 1,121 Active Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported Up to Sept. 16 in Morocco (Minister) - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -- A total of 1,121 active coronavirus outbreaks have been registered until September 16 in Morocco, Health minister Khalid Ait Taleb said Thursday in a presentation before the Social Sectors Committee at the House of Representatives.
  • Wed - Sep 16, 2020: Bachelet Wants to Dispatch New Mission to Western Sahara - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [SPS] Geneva (United Nations) -- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday, in Geneva, that she "look forward to discussing" the parameters of a new technical mission to Western Sahara in order to "identify critical human rights issues" in the territory.