It attained Moroccan western Sahara independence in 1973. It has borders with Algeria to the east and the Spanish North African territories of Ceuta and Melilla on the Mediterranean coast in the north. and it is just across the Strait of Gibraltar from Gibraltar.It covers a total area of about 274,460 square miles, within this area are large tracts of desert and mountains.
The country has a population of 33,848,242.
The capital of Morocco is Rabat, which is not the most populated city in the country. It is located where the Bou Regreg River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its population is approximately 577,827; the entire metro area has a population of around 1.2 million.
Currency of Morocco
The Moroccan dirham is the official monetary currency of Morocco. It is issued by the Bank Al-Maghrib, the central bank of Morocco. One Moroccan dirham is subdivided into 100 centimes (cents).
The climate in Morocco is as diverse as its geography. It has extensive geological formations, including the vast coastal strip and the inland lowlands extending to the foothills and highlands of the Rif Mountains, the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas that reach 13700 F / 4150 AD. Between mountain ranges and the Atlantic Ocean there are plains and plateaus of fertile farmland. To the east, the mountain slopes are drier as they fall into the unforgiving desert.