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Morocco Facts

  • Country Name: Morocco
  • Continent: Africa
  • Primary Language: Arabic (Darija)
  • Population: 33,848,242 (2014 Census)
  • Currency: Moroccan dirham (MAD)
  • GDP: 117.921 billion (2018, World Bank)

23 Morocco Facts for Kids

  1. Morocco is a country on the African continent (Africa).
  2. The official name for Morocco is Kingdom of Morocco.
  3. A native or resident of Morocco is called a Moroccan.
  4. The primary language spoken in Morocco is Arabic (Darija).
  5. The capital city of Morocco is Rabat.
  6. The population of Morocco is 33,848,242 according to a 2014 census.
  7. According to estimates by the United Nations in 2019, Morocco was the 40th most populated country in the world.
  8. Morocco has a population of an estimated 99% Arab-Berber ethnicity.
  9. The national currency of Morocco is Moroccan dirham (MAD).
  10. In 2018, the World Bank estimated the GDP of Morocco was 117.921 billion USD.
  11. According to estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Morocco was 54th on the list of countries with the highest GDP (PPP) in 2019.
  12. The country of Morocco covers 172,414 square miles.
  13. Morocco is the 57th largest country by square miles.
  14. The largest city in Morocco is Casablanca.
  15. The highest point in Morocco is the Toubkal mountain at 13,665 feet.
  16. The longest river in Morocco is the Draa River at 2,588 miles long.
  17. The government of Morocco is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
  18. Morocco is divided into 16 regions.
  19. Drivers in Morocco drive on the right side of the road.
  20. The country calling code for Morocco is +212.
  21. The ISO 3166 code for Morocco is MA.
  22. The national anthem of Morocco is translated as “Cherifian Anthem” in english.
  23. It’s estimated that 98.9% of the people living in Morocco are Muslim.

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