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In the north, 15 km separates Morocco from Spain through the Strait of Gibraltar to the south it is bordered by Mauritania and east by Algeria


710.580 km2


Mediterranean to the North Atlantic to the West Sahara to the south, the climate is generally tempered by the sea




Rabat (2.445.000 habitants)

 Major Cities  

Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, Tangiers, Tetouan, Agadir, Meknes, Oujda, Kenitra, Laayoune, Ouarzazate.

Official language


Secondary Language

Frensh, English, Spanich


Moroccan dirham "MDH"

Official religion

Islam. The constitution guarantees freedom of worship


Political institutions


Democratic constitutional monarchy and social

Head of State

His Majesty King Mohamed VI

King of the 20th Dynasty Alaouite


Prime Minister Abbas Fassi, Secretary General of the Istiqlal Party (Majority elections of September 2007)


Bicameralism: House of Representatives and House of Councilors

 Judicial System


Trial courts, appellate courts, commercial courts, administrative tribunals, arbitration centers in the chambers of commerce and industry.

Government Administration

16 administrative regions under the Wali (regional prefects)



Political stability: Constitutional monarchy, multiparty economic liberalism, political regionalization and decentralization, building the rule of law, safeguarding human rights and individual freedoms and collective maintenance of security and stability for All and human development , these are the foundations of the political society that Morocco has worked to build since independence and which further strengthen during the reign of His Majesty King Mohamed VI.

The progress of countries in these matters, made the model country in the region and a stable solution for investment in Morocco whose potential still to exploit.

Economic stability:
The attractiveness of Morocco as an investment increases with improving the business environment by the government. It is essentially axle on increasing the competitiveness of the Moroccan economy to enable it to take advantage of opportunities offered by open markets. The axes of the Government to this effect on:

consecration of the policy of opening by the conclusion of various agreements of association or free trade;
the consolidation of economic framework based on the control of public finances;
the development of sectoral strategies order Clarifier development prospects in the medium and long terms of certain sectors particularly promising;
the development of physical infrastructure necessary to support the revival of economic activity and the promotion of public and private investment.


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