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Kingdom of Morocco
المملكة المغربية
al-Mamlakah al-Maghribiyah
ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ
Tageldit n Lmaɣrib
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
لله، الوطن، الملك  (Arabic)
Allah, Al Watan, Al Malik
ⴰⴽⵓⵛ, ⴰⵎⵓⵔ, ⴰⴳⵍⵍⵉⴷ  (Berber)
"God, Homeland, King"
Anthem: 
النشيد الوطني المغربي  (Arabic)
Cherifian Anthem
Dark green: Internationally recognized territory of Morocco.Lighter green: Western Sahara, a territory claimed and mostly controlled by Morocco as its Southern Provinces.
Dark green: Internationally recognized territory of Morocco.
Lighter green: Western Sahara, a territory claimed and mostly controlled 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′W / 33.533°N 7.583°W / 33.533; -7.583
Official languages
Native languages[a]
Ethnic groups (2014[1])
  • Arab-Imazighen 99%, other 1%
ReligionSunni Islam[a] (official)[2]
DemonymMoroccan
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy[3]
 • KingMohammed VI
 • Prime MinisterAbdelilah Benkirane
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseHouse of Councillors
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
Moroccan statehood
 • Idrisid Dynasty(first)789 
 • Alaouite dynasty(current)1666 
 • Protectorate established30 March 1912 
 • Protectorate abolished7 April 1956 
Area
 • Total710,850 km2
or 446,550 km2[b]
(40th or 58th)
274,460 sq mi
or 172,413 [b]
 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.056 (250 km2)
Population
 • 1 September 2014 census33,848,242[4]
 • Density73.1/km2
189.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 • Total$274.53 billion[5]
 • Per capita$8,194[6]
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 • Total$103.08 billion[7]
 • Per capita$3,077[8]
Gini (2007)40.9[9]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.628[10]
medium ·126th
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.^Official religion.
b.^ 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 October 9, 2016


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