Morocco: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-15.

General points to know about the country – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Rabat

Largest City: Casablanca

Population: 33.848 million (2014 census)

Language(s): Arabic, Berber

Monarch: King Mohammed VI

Prime Minister: Abdelilah Benkirane

Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Area: 710,850 km2 (274,460 mi2)

Dialing Code: +212

Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time “GMT” (UTC)
•   DST/Summer Time: (UTC+1)

Demonym: Moroccan (what’s this?)

Endonym: المغرب (al-Maġrib)
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 19 for police, 15 for fire & ambulance

Drinking Age: 16

Smoking Age: 16

Age of Consent: 15

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 220 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / E (define)

Country Code (ISO): MA (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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