Morocco is located at the crossroads of the African, Mediterranean, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic worlds. From these varied influences, the country has forged a distinctive culture, apparent in its arts and architecture, language, cuisine, and outlook on the world.  The name “Morocco” in most other languages originates from the name of the former capital, Marrakesh.

The people of Morocco are mainly Arabs and Berbers or of mixed Arab and Berber ancestry. Arabic is the official language of the country, but many people speak Berber language, especially in rural areas. French is also spoken in the cities.Morocco’s economy is based largely on agriculture, but tourism contributes significantly.

Morocco is a constitutional monarchy, with a king as supreme authority of the state, and a head of Government, who is democratically elected/nominated. Rabat is the capital of Morocco and Casablanca is the country’s largest city and amongst  the most important cities in the continent. You can learn more about Morocco by clicking here.