Country: Morocco

Population: 33,757,175

Capital: Rabat

Time Zone: UTC+0

Currency Name: Moroccan dirham (MAD)

Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy

Languages: Arabic (official), Berber dialects, French often the language of business, government, and diplomacy

Ethnic Breakdown: Arab-Berber 99.1%, other 0.7%, Jewish 0.2%

Religion: Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%

Major Cities:

Phone Country Code: 212

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: June - September

Voltage: 127/220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, e

Major Holidays: Muslim New Year, Prophet Muhammed's Birthday, Eid ul-Fitr, Eid ul-Adha, January 1 (New Year's Day), January 11 (Proclamation of Independence), May 1 (Labor Day), July 30 (Enthronement), August 14 (Oued Ed-Dahab Day), August 20 (Revolution of the King and the People), August 21 (Birthday of King Mohammed VI), November 6 (Green March), November 18 (Independence Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The national dish of Morocco is Couscous.