Wikijunior:Africa/Morocco

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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.

Geography[edit]

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.

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Economy[edit]

People[edit]

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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