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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Morocco - Physical geography

Area : 446 550 Km2
Water : 0.06 %
Lands under cultivation : 22 %
Wild pasture lands : 47 %
Forests : 7 %

Min. Height : -55 m (Sebkha Tah)
Max. Height : 4165 m (Jebel Toubkal)


Morocco - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Marrakech
Rainfall (mm) in Marrakech
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Morocco - People
Nationality : Moroccan
Main language(s) : Arabic, Berber (33%)

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Population (2005) : 30 850 000 people
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Density : 69 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.52 children / woman
Life expectancy : 70 years
Urban population : 58 %

Main cities :
3 000 000 people Casablanca
1 400 000 people Rabat (capital)
780 000 people Fes
750 000 people Marrakech
680 000 people Oujda
550 000 people Agadir
530 000 people Meknes
530 000 people Tangier
450 000 people El Qenitra
390 000 people Beni Mellal
380 000 people Safi


Morocco - Economy
Currency : Moroccan Dirham (MAD) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 11 MAD

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 37.1 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1203 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 52.27 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 1694 dollars


Morocco - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Olives = 1.2 Kg (3)
- Tea = 1.2 Kg (9)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Cannabis (1)
- Olives (5)
- Almonds (6)
- Melons (9)
- Dates (10)
- Oranges (14)
- Barley (15)
- Wheat (21)
- Sheeps (14)
- Fishes
- Phosphate (4)
- Lead (8)
- Silver (14)
- Zinc (20)
SERVICES :
- Tourism
RECORDS :
- Lowest recorded temperature in Africa = -24░C / -11░F (Ifrane, 1935-Feb.11).
- World record in marathon running = 42.195 Km in 02h05 and 38s. (Khalid Khannouchi, London, 2002).


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