About Morocco


Morocco (the full Arabic name is Al Mamlakah al Maghribiyah which translates into "The Western Kingdom" ) is located on the North West coast of Africa and has ports in the North Atlantic Ocean as well as the Mediterranean Sea. It is the third most populous Arab country. Morocco shares the largest part of its border with Algeria to the East and Western Sahara to the South. Morocco is splitted into sixteen regions. Each region is further divided into provinces and prefectures. The capital of Morocco is Rabat and the largest city is Casablanca. The national currency is the Moroccan Dirham. The native languages of Moroccan people are Berber ( Tamazight ) and Arabic.