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

  • Sat - Nov 28, 2020: Zambia, South Africa Qualify for Total U-17 Afcon, Morocco 2021! - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Cosafa] Zambia will clash with South Africa in the final of the COSAFA Qualifiers for TOTAL U-17 AFCON, Morocco 2021, but both sides have already secured a place at the continental showpiece tournament next year.
  • Fri - Nov 27, 2020: Justice Minister Attends 36th Council of Arab Justice Ministers - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Rabat -- Justice Minister Mohamed BenAbdelkader took part on Thursday in the 36th session of the Council of Arab Justice Ministers, which was held by teleconference.
  • Fri - Nov 27, 2020: Former Ethiopian Ambassador to Morocco Awarded Alawite Wissam of Order of Grand Officer - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [MAP] Addis Ababa -- The former Ethiopian Ambassador to Morocco Yeshi Tamrat Bitew was awarded, Thursday evening in Addis Ababa, the Alawite Wissam of the Order of Grand officer, granted to her by HM King Mohammed VI at the end of her mission in the Kingdom.
  • Fri - Nov 27, 2020: Moroccan Football Lands Deal With Telecoms Giant Inwi - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [This is Africa] The Royal Moroccan Federation of Football has reached a sponsorship agreement with the telecommunication company Inwi, which will see the entity come in as the sponsor of the Bolato Pro National Championship.
  • Fri - Nov 27, 2020: SPLA Continues to Target Moroccan Army Bases - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [SPS] The Saharawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continues, for the fourteenth consecutive day, its intensive attacks on the positions and bases of the Moroccan occupation forces behind the Wall of Shame, according to the Communiqué No. 14 of the Ministry for National Defense.