Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences.

Capital: Rabat
Currency: Moroccan dirham
King: Mohammed VI of Morocco
Population: 33.01 million (2013) World Bank
Official language(s): Arabic (Darija); Amazigh (Berber; official), French (often the language of business, government, and diplomacy)
Economy: Tourism; Handicrafts such as carpets, ceramics and silver jewelry; exports include minerals (phosphates & bauxite), citrus fruits and vegetables
Religion: Sunni Muslim (approx 98%)
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