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Morocco Introduction




Morocco is a country in the northwestern corner of Africa. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea on the north and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.
The Strait of Gibraltar, which connects the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, separates Morocco from Spain by only about 13 kilometres.

A Short Background

Morocco's long struggle for independence from France ended in 1956. The internationalized city of Tangier was turned over to the new country that same year.

Morocco virtually annexed Western Sahara during the late 1970s, but final resolution on the status of the territory remains unresolved. Gradual political reforms in the 1990s resulted in the establishment of a bicameral legislature in 1997.

1UpTravel's Guide to Morocco

Topography of Morocco - Read more about the geography and topography of Morocco

History of Morocco - Presents a detailed historical background and culture of Morocco

Life & People of Morocco - Study the characteristics, background, and details on the people of Morocco

Local Cuisine of Morocco - Find out delicious local cuisines of Morocco

Holidays in Morocco - Check out a list of the local holidays in Morocco

Festivals in Morocco - Learn about the festivals in Morocco

Embassies of Morocco - Provides an Embassy database for Morocco

Administration facts of Morocco - Learn about the governmental administration facts of Morocco

Newstands in Morocco - Browse through a collection of local online newspapers of Morocco

Attractions in Morocco - Discover the best places to visit, sight seeing, and tourist attractions in Morocco

Maps of Morocco - Discover a detailed map of Morocco

Map Database of Morocco - Browse a large collection of city, country, historical, political, thematic, and shaded relief maps of Morocco

Flags of Morocco - Uncover the flag images and description of the flag of Morocco. Includes historical flags, symbols, and related information

Weather for cities of Morocco - Browse weather forecast, hourly conditions, temperature, sunrise, sunset, and other weather related reports for the cities of Morocco

Shopping in Morocco - Find out the best places for shopping in Morocco

Restaurants in Morocco - Browse a list of eat-outs in Morocco

Geography of Morocco - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Morocco

People of Morocco - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Morocco

Government and Politics in Morocco - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Morocco.

Economy of Morocco - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Morocco

Communications in Morocco - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Morocco

Transportation in Morocco - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Morocco

Military of Morocco - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Morocco

Transnational Issues of Morocco - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Morocco

1Up Info - Morocco Political Geography - Encyclopedia resource provides information on the country along with its cities.

 


 





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