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 - Dec 2, 2021: Zanu-PF Youths Call for Sahrawi Independence - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [The Herald] Zimbabwe has been commended for its firm support for the de-colonisation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • Wed - Dec 1, 2021: Tunisair Announces Suspension of All Flights to and From Morocco Until Further Notice - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- National carrier Tunisair announces the suspension, until further notice, of all its flights to and from Morocco in accordance with the Moroccan authorities' decision to suspend all passenger flights to and from the Kingdom of Morocco for a period of 2 weeks, starting Monday November 29, 2021 at 11.59 p.m..
  • Mon - Nov 29, 2021: APR Held By Moroccan Side RS Berkane - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [New Times] APR FC were left frustrated after being held to a scoreless draw by Renaissance Sportive de Berkane of Morocco in the third round of this year's CAF Confederation Cup first leg match at the Kigali Stadium on Sunday.
  • Fri - Nov 26, 2021: Covid-19 - Suspension of Direct Flights From France Postponed Until Sunday At Midnight - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -- The decision of the Moroccan authorities to suspend direct flights from France has been postponed until Sunday November 28 at midnight instead of Friday November 26, 2021, says, Thursday evening, the interministerial committee in charge of coordinating and monitoring the system governing international travel during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Thu - Nov 25, 2021: Journalist Gets 6 Year Sentence After Unfair Trial - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [HRW] New York -- Violations, Flimsy Evidence, Speculative Reasoning Led to 6-Year Sentence