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Last update : 17 February 2019


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

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Morocco facts

1. Independence from France was obtained on March 2, 1956.
2. The population density is 78 people / km2.
3. The country is 1.4 times larger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 98%.
5. Political system – constitutional monarchy.
6. The full name of the country – the Kingdom of Morocco.
7. Motto of the country – “Allah, Nation, King”.
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9. The highest peak is Jabal Tubkal, 4167 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 12 °C, in July 24 °C.
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11. Brahim Takioullah, 249 cm tall, is the highest Moroccan (10th place in the world).

Author: Turyst

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

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

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

Author: MR

15. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 64 place,
      – 2018 year – 54 place.

16. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 195,000 professional and 150,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 198,000 professional and 175,000 reservists.

17. 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.

18. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $3,400,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $3,400,000,000 .

19. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 5 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 5 ships.

Author: Wojak

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

Author: Urszula

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

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

Author: Kinia

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

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

25. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 9.1% .

Author: Daria

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

27. The richest of them is Othman Benjelloun with assets worth over $2.3 billion (about 8.8 billion zlotys).

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

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

Author: AlkoWorld

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

Author: EduKacJa

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

32. The average IQ level is 84.

Author: EduKacJa

33. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.

Author: Adrianna

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

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

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

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

38. 3% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

39. In this country, over 3,286,000 motor vehicles are registered (99 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

40. 4% of the population suffers from malnutrition (approximately 1 330 000 people).

41. 15.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

42. In this country there are over 58 395 km of paved roads, including over 1,446 km of expressways (0,09% of all roads in the world).

43. In this country there are 55 airports, 31 of the paved surface.

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

Author: Marlène

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

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

Author: NET

47. The national top-level domain is .ma . There are over 59,900 websites with such an extension.

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

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49. 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).

Author: Vinamra

50. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $121 885 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $109,000,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

51. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 63.9% GDP, or around: $77 884 515 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 63% GDP, or around: $68 670,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $2,060.

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

Author: Komornik

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

Author: VViki

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

Author: BobBudowniczy

55. 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).

Author: Reebeka

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

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

Author: weather

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

Author: medi

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

60. 10 women give birth to 21 children on average

Author: Nadia

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

Author: Wilga

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

63. The country is around:
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.

Author: Sara19

64. 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).

Author: Sara19

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

Author: Klemens

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

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

68. 50 people in 1000 possess firearms.

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

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

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

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

73. The work week is 48 hours.

74. 57% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

75. 43784 km2 of the country is covered by forests (9.8%)

76. The last death penalty was made in 1993.

Author: Statyk

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

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

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

Author: Fan%

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

Author: Vinamra

81. Under the village of Warzazat in Morocco, the largest solar plant in the world is created. In September 2018, the third part was launched.

82. A large solar plant is visible from space.

83. Morocco plans to acquire over 50% of energy from renewable sources by 2030.

Author: Bartek

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

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Morocco?
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What is the largest lake in Morocco?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Morocco has national colors?
National colors: red and green.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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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