Kingdom of Morocco

 - Facts and Figures -

Area:
710,850 km²

Population:
33.2 Mio (2014)

Capital:
Rabat,
1.8 Mio. inhabitants (incl. Salé)

Official language:
Moroccan Arabic & Amazigh

Commercial languages:
French and Moroccan Arabic
 

Government:
Constitutional Monarchy

King of Morocco:
King Mohammed VI.
(since 1999)

Prime Minister:
Abdelilah BENKIRANE
(since 2011)

Currency:
1 € = 11.082 MAD
(Moroccan Dirham)

GDP per capita (USD):
3160.3 (2013);
3392.3 (2014);
3638.0 (2015 estimated)

Member of regional organizations:
ECA, UAM

Population growth:
1 % (estimate 2013)

Density:
74.3 Inhabitants / km²

Unemployment rate:
9.0% (2013);
9.1% (2014)

Inflation rate:
1.1% (2014);
2.0% (2015)

Natural resources:
Fish, cattle, olives, vegetables, grapes, citrus fruit, wheat, barley

Mineral resources:
Salt, zinc, lead, manganese, iron ore, phosphates

Export goods:
Phosphate, textiles, electric and electronic products, fish cans, fresh fish, shellfishes, fruit, vegetables, motor vehicles, mineral oil and lubricants, barium sulfate, copper etc.

Import goods:
Fuel oil, crude oil, natural gas, coal, wheat, sugar (both raw and refined), corn, barley, coffee, dates, machinery, ships, electric devices (TV, radio, etc.)