Morocco Facts and History

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Flag of Morocco
National Flag of Morocco

Interesting facts about Morocco

  • Official Name: Al-Mamlakah al-Maghribiyyah (Kingdom of Morocco)
  • Form of Government: constitutional monarchy with two legislative houses (House of Councillors [1201]; House of Representatives [395])
  • President: Mohammed VI
  • Prime Minister: Saadeddine El Othmani
  • GDP: 119.7 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Rabat
  • Population: 36.47 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Arabic
  • Currency: Moroccan dirham
  • Timezone: GMT
  • Area: 446,550 km²
  • Dialing Code: +212
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Atlas
  • Major Rivers: Sebou River,oued Draa
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Morocco borders Algeria to the east and southeast, Western Sahara to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north. It is the only African country with coastal exposure to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

Map of Morocco

National Symbols of Morocco

  • National Bird: Moussier’s redstart
  • National Anthem: “Cherifian Anthem”
  • National Animal: Barbary Lion
  • National Flower: Rose
  • National Poet: Mohammed Awzal
  • National Game: football