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Morocco (المغرب in Arabic, ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ in Berber) is a country in northern Africa on the Mediterranean coast. The capital is Rabat and the currency is the Moroccan dirham.


Morocco shares borders with Spain along the coast with Spain's exclaves: Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, Algeria to the east and Western Sahara to the south. Western Sahara is claimed by Morocco as a part of the country so technically Morocco also shares a border with Mauritania in the south.

The highest mountain in Morocco is Toubkal at 4,167 m.




Arabic and Berber are the country's official languages. Islam is the main religion in Morocco and is practised by almost all of the population.

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