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: 33,986,655 (2017)

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 22, 2018: Who Is Mohamed Al-Bambary and Why Should We Care? - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Daily Maverick] The African Union Summit is the ideal forum in which to place pressure on Morocco to release this media activist and journalist, who has been jailed in Western Sahara for exposing ill-treatment of the Saharawis.
  • Thu - Jun 21, 2018: Five Debutants in Kenya Simbas Team for Gold Cup Tie - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Nation] Kenya Simbas head coach Ian Snook named five uncapped players in his squad as they received Sh53 million sponsorship ahead of their opening Rugby Africa Gold Cup match against Morocco in Casablanca on Saturday.
  • Thu - Jun 21, 2018: Snook Hands Five Debuts for Morocco Trip - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya 15's head coach Ian Snook has named five debutants for the team's Africa Gold Cup opener against Morocco on Saturday in Cassablanca with two of them drafted into the starting 15.
  • Wed - Jun 20, 2018: Is Morocco's Plane to Rabat Already on the Runway? - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [allAfrica] It's day 7 of the World Cup and I am still hopeful that at least two African teams will go through to the next stages of the 2018 tournament.
  • Wed - Jun 20, 2018: Morocco 0-1 Portugal - Ronaldo's Early Goal Dumps Morocco Out of Russia 2018 - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Premium Times] A goal in the fourth minute by Cristiano Ronaldo was all Portugal needed to get over the Morocco obstacle, who at least deserved a draw for all the effort they put in. It was Ronaldo's 85th goal in 152 appearances for his country.