Morocco - Country Quickfacts
|Area:||710,850 km² |
172,487 sq mi
|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|
220 - 240 V (European configuration)
|Ethnic Groups:||Arab - Berber|
|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):|| |
|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)|
|Souvenirs:||Tagine (cooking pot), pottery, leather goods, ceramics, rugs, spices.|
There are no rules to tipping unlike in North America. Some restaurants add a service charge to the bill, just check it before you leave anything. People often let you know, subtly or otherwise, when a tip is appropriate. Don’t forget waiters in cafes and restaurants, porters in hotels and terminals, toilet attendants, and taxi drivers.
Morocco Travel Information
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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!
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