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Location Map of Morocco

Where is Morocco
About Map: Map showing where is Morocco located in the World.
Where is Morocco located on the world map? The given Morocco location map shows that Morocco is located in the north-west part of Africa continent.
Morocco map also shows that Morocco shares its international boundary with Algeria from the west; however, in the southern region it has boundary with disputed region Western Sahara. Besides, from the north-west side, it has coastline with Mediterranean Sea and in the western side Atlantic Ocean lies. In the northern side, Strait of Gibraltar, a thin strip of water body connecting Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean separates Morocco from Spain

Morocco is part of the Maghreb region and shares its historical, cultural, and linguistic features with Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania and Libya. The government type of Morocco is constitutional monarchy featured with an elected parliament. The King of Morocco has extensive executive powers that also include dissolving parliament at will. Likewise, the executive power is exercised by the government but more significantly by the king himself. Legislative power is vested in the government and the two chambers of parliament, i.e. the Assembly of Representatives and the Assembly of Councillors.

The climate of Morocco is predominantly Mediterranean type (especially in the north).

Moreover, for tourism purpose, Morocco is one the attractive places in Africa. The cities like Casablanca, Marrakesh, and the Capital city Rabat are the important tourists’ attraction. Besides, the tantalizing beaches at Atlantic coast, local culture, and delicious food everything collectively attracts tourist from all over the world.

Quick Facts
CountryMorocco
Continent Africa
Where is Located Morocco is a country located in the Northern Africa
Coordinates 32.0000° N, 6.0000° W
Capital Rabat
Largest City Casablanca
Neighboring Countries Algeria, Western Sahara, Spain 
Administrative divisions15 regions
Area 446,550 sq km
Population33304400 2014 estimate
Official Language Arabic, Tamazight
Currency Moroccan dirham (MAD)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeMA
ISO Alpha-3 Code MAR
ISO Numeric Code504
GDP $181.9 billion 2013 estimate
Calling code 212
Time Zone WET (UTC+0)
Internet TLD .ma