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: 33,000,000 (2014)

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

Major Ethic 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

  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Brave Warriors 'Not Scared' of Atlas Lions - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Namibian] Brave Warriors head coach Ricardo Mannetti says they are unfazed by 2018 African Nations Championship hosts Morocco and will give as good as they get in their quarter-final clash in Casablanca on Saturday.
  • Mon - Jan 22, 2018: CHAN 2018 - Sudan Goalie Ends Morocco's Winning Run - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [CAF] Playmaker Achraf Bencharki missed a penalty five minutes into the second half as Sudan held Morocco in an entertaining goalless draw in their Group A ultimate clash on Sunday in Casablanca.
  • Fri - Jan 19, 2018: Exchange Rate Regime Reform Is a "Sovereign Decision", Says Governor of Morocco's Central Bank - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -The reform of the exchange rate regime, which is a "sovereign" decision made by Moroccan authorities, was developed in coordination with the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Bank Al-Maghrib (Morocco's central bank), Governor of Bank Al Maghrib, Abdellatif Jouahri, said here on Wednesday.
  • Fri - Jan 19, 2018: Morocco Is Making Major Efforts to Strengthen Intra-OIC Trade (UN Official) - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -Morocco is making major efforts to strengthen cooperation relations and promote trade between the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said, Thursday in Rabat, director of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for North Africa, Lilia Hachem Naas.
  • Fri - Jan 19, 2018: 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum Kicks Off in Hanoi With Morocco's Participation - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Hanoi -The 26th annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) kicked off Thursday in Hanoi with the participation of Morocco.