(Updated March 2018)

  【Official Name】Kingdom of Morocco

  【Area】459,000 km²

  【Population】35.33 million (July 2017). The Moroccans are composed of the Arabs (around 80%) and the Berbers (around 20%). The official language of Morocco is Arabic while the common language is French. Islam is its state religion.


  【Head of State】King Mohammed VI (since July 1999)

  【Holiday】Enthronement(July 30); Independence Day (November 18)

  【Geography and Climate】Morocco is located in northwest Africa. With the western border on the Atlantic Ocean, the country lies directly across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain, serving as a gateway from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. It has a coastline of over 1,700km.

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