Morocco, an Arab country located in North Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, has been influenced throughout history by civilizations from the north, east and south. It is a country with a rich cultural heritage thanks to the resulting ethnic diversity and a legacy of respect for education and tolerance. Muslims, Christians and Jews have lived together in relative peace for centuries in Morocco.
Size: 446,550 sq km, slightly larger than California
Population: 33,250,000 (est. 2007)
The People: Arab-Berber 99.1%, other 0.7%, Jewish 0.2%
Religions: Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
Languages: Arabic, French, Berber dialects
Literacy rate: 52%
Government: Constitutional monarchy.
Current King: King Muhammad VI
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