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Capital : Rabat
Language :  Arabic, Berber
Currency :  Moroccan dirham
Population : 34 142 000
Area : 446 550 km2

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1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 3% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 3,286,000 motor vehicles (99 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. The world’s largest solar power plant is being built near Warzazat in Morocco. In September 2018, its third part was launched.

5. The large solar power plant is visible from space.

6. By 2030, Morocco plans to obtain over 50% of its energy from renewable sources.

7. The national top-level domain is .ma . There are over 59,900 websites with this extension.

8. The most popular pages with the extension .ma are google.co.ma, avito.ma and iam.ma.

9. The most popular drink is green tea with a sprig of fresh mint.

10. In this country there are more than 58 395 km of paved roads including more than 1 446 km of express roads (0.09% of all roads in the world).

11. The country has 55 airports, 31 of the paved surface.

12. In this country there are over 2 067 km of railway tracks.

13. Morocco is the only African country that is currently not a member of the “African Union”.

14. Political system – constitutional monarchy.

15. Full name of the country – Kingdom of Morocco.

16. The average temperature is 12 ° C in January and 24 ° C in July.

17. In this country, goats are able to climb a tree in search of food.


Geography in Morocco

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is Sebkha Tah – 55 m.p.p.

2. In the Sidi Yahya Sanctuary, located in Oujda, there is the grave of “John the Baptist”.

3. Morocco borders with such countries as: Algeria 1.559 km, Western Sahara 443 km, Spain 15.9 km.

4. The country is 1.4 times larger than Poland.

5. The highest peak is Jabal Tubkal, 4167 m above sea level.

6. In Morocco there are 301038 km2 of agricultural land (67% of the country).

7. Andrane is the highest located city in the country.

8. 43784 km2 of the country is covered by forests (9.8%)

84. The nearest capital in a straight line from Rabat is Lisbon (Portugal) – 560 km.

85. The furthest capital in a straight line from Rabat is Wellington (New Zealand) – 19,194 km.


Finance in Morocco

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1. The minimum wage for agricultural workers is 63.39 dirhams per day (data from 2012).

2. The amount of income tax in Morocco is 30%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 38%, and for companies 31% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 20% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.1%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 121 885 000 000 (PLN 521 667 800 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 109,000,000,000 (PLN 466,520,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 63.9% of GDP, which is about: $ 77 884 515 000 (PLN 333 345 724 200),
2018 year was 63% GDP, i.e. around: $ 68 670,000,000 (PLN 293 907 600 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 2,060 (PLN 8,816).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 43 990,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 51 809 000 000 .

9. The country has 2018 over $24 446 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.19% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Morocco has 22,000 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Morocco

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 40 to 60 km / h.

2. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 100 km / h, and on highways 120 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.2 promile.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 38%, and for companies 31% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 20% (2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. In this country, a person of 12 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

8. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 12 days.

9. The last death penalty was made in 1993.


Education in Morocco

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 84.

4. The University of Fes, founded in 859, is reportedly the oldest university in the world.

5. In this country there are 27.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 9 201 158 people).


Work in Morocco

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1. The minimum wage for agricultural workers is 63.39 dirhams per day (data from 2012).

2. The amount of income tax in Morocco is 30%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 9.1% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 38%, and for companies 31% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 12 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Morocco

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1. The highest building in the country is a transmitter in Nador, 380 meters high. It is the tallest building in Africa.

2. The lowest situated place in the country is Sebkha Tah – 55 m.p.p.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. The University of Fes, founded in 859, is reportedly the oldest university in the world.

5. The highest peak is Jabal Tubkal, 4167 m above sea level.

6. Andrane is the highest located city in the country.

7. Brahim Takioullah, 249 cm tall, is the highest Moroccan (10th place in the world).

8. The lowest temperature: 23.9 °C was measured in Ifrane.

9. The highest temperature: 49.1 °C was measured in Agadir.


Army in Morocco

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 64 place,
2018 > year – 54 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 195,000 professional and 150,000 reservists,
2018 year – 198,000 professional and 175 000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 1350 tanks, 2100 > armored vehicles, 320 jet aircraft and 140 helicopters,
2018 year – 1276 tanks, 2348 armored vehicles, 281 jet aircraft and 130 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 3,400,000,000 (PLN 14,552,000,000),
2018 year – $ 3,400,000,000 (PLN 14,552,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 5 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 5 ships.


Society in Morocco

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1. Three Moroccans have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In Morocco, an average person consumes about 0.9 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most beer is beer – 44%, then wine – 36%, and spirit – 20%.

4. In 2013, 3,832 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

5. 4% of the population suffers from malnutrition (approximately 1 330 000 people).

6. 15.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

7. The average IQ level is 84.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.1 children.

9. In this country over 20 207 000 (2015) 22 567 154 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 68% of the population).

10. Around 10,000,000 (2015) 15,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 78 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Islam, 98%.

14. The average age of people living in this country is 28.5 years old.

15. In this country there are about:
8 804 000 people (26.41%) in the age range 0-14 years.
22,386,000 people (67.15%) in the age range 15-64 years.
2,146,900 people (6.44%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 607,000 children are born each year (1.8% of the population), and about 160,000 people die (0.5% of the population).

17. 50 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 57% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 42 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 71.2 years (women – 73.4 years and men – 69 years).


Symbols of Morocco

1. Motto of the country – “Allah, Nation, King”.


Customs in Morocco

1. As a desert nomad, tea is drunk with a small sip every hour.


History of Morocco

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1. Independence from France was obtained on March 2, 1956.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1963.

3. He joined the United Nations on November 12, 1956.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Morocco?

The highest peak in Morocco is Jabal Tubkal (4167 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


Which Morocco has national colors?

National colors: red and green.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Morocco?

Morocco borders on such countries as: Algeria 1,559 km, Western Sahara 443 km, Spain 15.9 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 28.5 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage for agricultural workers is 63.39 dirhams per day (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Morocco?

The population density is 75 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Allah, Nation, King”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 49.1 ° C was measured in Agadir.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 23.9 ° C was measured in Ifrane.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 16.

answer: Marta