Focus on Morocco
Morocco is a nation with all the features this term implies: historic legality, geographical unity, historical continuity and cultural traditions.
Official name of the country : The Kingdom of Morocco
Capital : Rabat
Surface: 710.850 square km
Population: Over 29 million inhabitants, of whom more than half are under 20 years old
Head of state: His Majesty King Mohammed VI
National days: November 18th, Independence Day
Language: Moroccan, French, Berber (Tamazight), Arabic, English and Spanish
Religion: Islam is the religion of the state. His Majesty the King is also the spiritual leader and bears the title of Amir Al Mouminine, i.e. Commander o the faithful.
Currency: the unit of currency is the dirham (DH) which is subdivided into 100 centimes.
Main towns: Casablanca, as economic capital, Rabat, the country and administrative capital, Sale Conurbation, Fez, spiritual capital, Agadir, tourism capital, Laayoune, Sahara capital, Marrakech, Meknes, Tangiers, Oujda, Taroudant,, Ouarzazate, Tan Tan and Smara.