Morocco

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INFORMATION

Capital: Rabat

Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Currrent King: King Mohammed VI

Current Prime Minister: Abdelilah Benkirane

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

  • Fri - Apr 28, 2017: Njie's Fus Rabat Drawn in Confederation Cup Group a - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Daily Observer] Scorpions winger Yusupha Njie and his Moroccan club FUS de Rabat have been pitted with Club Africain, Rivers United and KCCA in Group A of the CAF Confederations Cup.
  • Thu - Apr 27, 2017: Parliament Review Rwanda, Morocco Double Taxation Bill - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [New Times] Parliament's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security yesterday met with a team from Rwanda Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance to discuss the Bill concerning the agreement on tax avoidance signed between Rwanda and Morocco.
  • Mon - Apr 24, 2017: Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who's the Wealthiest? - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Namibian] NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius' AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth.
  • Mon - Apr 24, 2017: Rwanda, Morocco Sign New Deal On Infrastructure Development - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [New Times] Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has signed a new agreement with the Federation Royal Marocaine de Football (FRMF) aimed at improving football infrastructure in the country.
  • Wed - Apr 19, 2017: Govt Establishes Partnership in Fertilizers With Mirocco - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and the Kingdom of Morocco have recently established a strategic partnership so that the Maghreb country can provide fertilizers to the Angolan agricultural sector at more affordable prices, said Minister of Agriculture Marcos Nhunga.