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Kingdom of Morocco
المملكة المغربية
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FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
الله، الوطن، الملك  (Arabic)
Allāh, al-Watan, al-Malik
Akush, Amur, Agllid
"God, Homeland, King"
Anthem: 
النشيد الوطني المغربي  (Arabic)
Cherifian Anthem
Dark green: Internationally recognized territory of Morocco.Lighter striped green: Western Sahara, a non-decolonized territory claimed by Morocco as its Southern Provinces.
Dark green: Internationally recognized territory of Morocco.
Lighter striped green: Western Sahara, a non-decolonized territory claimed by Morocco as its Southern Provinces.
CapitalRabat
34°02′N6°51′W / 34.033°N 6.850°W / 34.033; -6.850
Largest cityCasablanca
33°32′N7°35′E / 33.533°N 7.583°E / 33.533; 7.583
Official languages
Recognised national languagesFrench
Native Languages[a]
Ethnic groups (2014[2])
  • Arab-Berber 99%, other 1%
ReligionSunni Islam[c]
DemonymMoroccan
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy[3]
 - KingMohammed VI
 - Prime MinisterAbdelilah Benkirane
LegislatureParliament
 - Upper houseHouse of Councillors
 - Lower houseHouse of Representatives
Formation
 - Idrisid Dynasty(founding)789 
 - Alaouite dynasty(current)1666 
 - Protectorate established30 March 1912 
 - Protectorate abolished7 April 1956 
Area
 - Total446,550 km2
or 710,850 km2[d]
(58th or 40th)
172,487 sq mi
 - Water (%)0.056 (250 km2)
Population
 - 2014 estimate33,848,242[4] (39th)
 - Density73.1/km2 (122nd)
189.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$252.366 billion[5]
 - Per capita$7,606[5]
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$109.201 billion[5]
 - Per capita$3,291[5]
Gini (2007)40.9[6]
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.617[7]
medium ·129th
CurrencyMoroccan dirham (MAD)
Time zoneWET(UTC+0)
 - Summer (DST)WEST (UTC+1)
Drives on theright
Calling code+212
ISO 3166 codeMA
Internet TLD.ma
a.^ See Languages of Morocco.
b.^ Primarily Darija and Hassaniya.
c.^Official religion.
d.^ The area 446,550 km2 (172,410 sq mi) excludes all disputed territories, while 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi) includes the Moroccan-administered parts of Western Sahara (claimed as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic by the Polisario Front).

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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