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

  • Sun - Apr 22, 2018: EFF Calls On Safa to Boycott Morocco's 2026 World Cup Bid Due to Morocco's Colonial Occupation Western Sahara - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [EFF] The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) calls on the South African Football Association (SAFA) not to support Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid due to Morocco's colonial role and illegal occupation of Western Sahara. Morocco through its illegal occupation continues with the subjugation of the people of Western Sahara through their occupation. Morocco does not believe in values of self-determination.
  • Thu - Apr 19, 2018: ABAX at the next AVCA conference in Marrakech - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [35°N] ABAX is looking forward to seeing its partners at the next conference of the African Capital and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), held in Marrakech from April 22-26.
  • Thu - Apr 19, 2018: Kenya Backs Morocco in 2026 World Cup Bid - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [Nation] Kenya has joined the ranks of African nations backing Morocco's bid to host the 2026 World Cup, its federation chief said on Wednesday.
  • Tue - Apr 17, 2018: Mbewe - Zanaco Still in the Race - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [CAF] Zanaco winger Ernest Mbewe insists they are still in contention and have not travelled to Morocco to merely fulfil their second leg clash against Raja Club Athletic in Casablanca on Wednesday.
  • Tue - Apr 17, 2018: ITC Partners With Leading European Brands to Strengthen Climate Resilience in the Moroccan Textile Sector - AllAfrica News: Morocco
    [ITC] The International Trade Centre (ITC) has partnered with ICS, which is representing a number of European textile retailers, to strengthen competitiveness and climate resilience in the Moroccan textile value chain. The launch of the project will coincide with three days of meetings and training in Casablanca, Morocco, on 10-12 April, that will bring together representatives from the Moroccan, French, German and Spanish textile sectors.