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Morocco - Country Quickfacts


  • Fortified entrance to medina meknes
  • Spices in Marrakesh Old Medina
  • Traditional Moroccan design
  • Details and doorways of Morocco
  • Traditional spices and dry fruits in local bazaar

 

Area:  710,850 km²
172,487 sq mi

Capital:

Rabat

Country Code: 212
Country Population: 33,250,000
Credit Cards: Master Card and Visa are the predominant cards within the tourist areas in Morocco.
Currency: Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Departure Tax: There is no departure tax when leaving Morocco.
Drives on the: Right
Electricity:

220 - 240 V (European configuration)

Ethnic Groups:  Arab - Berber
Flag: Morocco Flag
Location:  The Atlantic to the west, the Mediterranean to the north, wonderful beaches, four mountain ranges with cascading waterfalls and plains to the threshold of the desert.
Official Language(s):

Arabic, Berber

Religion: Islam is the official religion of Morocco, but it exists in perfect coexistence with the other religions (freedom to practise other religions of revelation is guaranteed by the constitution). The day is marked by five calls to prayer. The muezzin announces them from the top of his minaret. During the month of Ramadan, the Moroccans fast, refraining from eating and smoking from sunrise to sunset.
Time Zone: WET (UTC+0)
Tipping: Tipping is acceptable in Morocco, however tourist restaurants generally add 10% to their bills. For taxis, rounding up to 5 dirhams on the final total, ie: if the total is 13 dirhams, pay 15.

 


 

Morocco Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Morocco.

Learn about the history and culture of Morocco, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Morocco's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Morocco for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Morocco tours today!

 

Extend your Trip

After your Morocco tours, why not consider one of Goway's Europe Tours

 


 

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