Morocco Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Before and after eating, each person washes their hands. A basin of water is usually available in the eating area... More
  • Family: The extended family is the most important element in Moroccan social life. Adult children expect to care for their aging... More
  • Fashion: The "djelleba" a hooded caftan is commonly worn by both men and women, although Western-style clothing is becoming more common.... More
  • Visiting: Visiting friends and relatives frequently is an important part of Moroccan Culture. Moroccans are warm and gracious hosts. Social visits... More

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Capital Rabat
Government Type parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Currency MAD
Population 33,655,786
Total Area 172,413 Square Miles
446,550 Square Kilometers
Location Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara
Language Arabic (official), Berber dialects, French

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