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Kingdom of Morocco
  • المملكة المغربية (Arabic)
  • ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ (Berber)
Motto: 
لله، الوطن، الملك  (Arabic)
Allah, Al Watan, Al Malik
ⴰⴽⵓⵛ, ⴰⵎⵓⵔ, ⴰⴳⵍⵍⵉⴷ (Berber)

"God, Homeland, King"
Anthem: 
النشيد الوطني المغربي  (Arabic)
ⵉⵣⵍⵉ ⴰⵏⴰⵎⵓⵔ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ  (Berber)
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
Location of Morocco
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
Other languagesFrench[Notes 1]
Ethnic groups(2014[2])
[1]
ReligionSunni Islam[a](official)[3]
DemonymMoroccan
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy[4]
• King
Mohammed VI
Saadeddine Othmani
LegislatureParliament
House of Councillors
House of Representatives
Moroccan statehood
• Idrisid dynasty(first)
788
• Alaouite dynasty(current)
1631
30 March 1912
7 April 1956
Area
• Total
710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi)
or 446,550 km2[b]
(40th or 57th)
• Water (%)
0.056 (250 km2)
Population
• 1 September 2014 census
33,848,242[5]
• Density
73.1/km2 (189.3/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$281.79 billion[6]
• Per capita
$8,330[7]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$103.62 billion[8]
• Per capita
$3,063[9]
Gini (2007)40.9[10]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.647[11]
medium · 123th
CurrencyMoroccan dirham (MAD)
Time zoneGMT[12](UTC⁠)
• Summer (DST)
GMT+1 (DST suspended during Ramadan) [13] (UTC+1)
Drives on theright
Calling code+212
ISO 3166 codeMA
Internet TLD.ma
  1. ^Official religion.
  2. ^ 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 January 20, 2018


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