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Population 2002 ......................................................31,167,783
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 3,700
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................112
Unemployment....................................................................23%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.2
 

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Erg Chebbi, Morocco - Photo by amerune - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................172,413.. sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 13
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................53
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 67
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................51
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................10
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................57
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................54

  Go to capital - Rabat City Profile - To Morocco History

African Studies Center | Morocco Page __ You will find a collection of resources and links. - From upenn.edu - http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/Morocco.html

Background Note: Morocco __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5431.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Morocco __ You will find a map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mo.html

Country Profile: Morocco __ You will find an overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791867.stm
 
Doing Business in Morocco __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=132

Economy of Morocco __ "Morocco's economy is considered a liberal economy governed by the law of supply and demand although certain economic sectors still remain in the hands of the government." an encyclopedic article with links to related material. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Morocco

Ethnologue report for Morocco  __ Learn about the living languages used in Morocco. - From ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Morocco  

History of Morocco __ "The Capsian culture brought Morocco into the Neolithic about 8000 BC, at a time when the Maghreb was less arid than it is today." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Morocco

 

Maps Of Morocco __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Morocco.html

Morocco __ "Morocco is the only African country that is not currently a member of the African Union. However, it is a member of the Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union, Organization of the Islamic Conference, Mediterranean Dialogue group, and Group of 77, and is a major non-NATO ally of the United States." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morocco

Morocco Constitution __ You will find history and texts of the Morocco Constitution. - From Unknown - http://www.servat.unibe.ch/law/icl/mo__indx.html

Morocco Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=167&countryName=Morocco

Morocco Economy News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News __ "Morocco Economy News. Service for global professionals. Constantly updated news and information about Morocco." - From einnews.com - http://www.einnews.com/morocco/newsfeed-morocco-economy 



Morocco Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Morocco - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Morocco Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." More too. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/morocco_geography.html

Morocco: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blmorocco.htm 
 
Morocco: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ "Morocco, about one-tenth larger than California, lies across the Strait of Gibraltar on the Mediterranean and looks out on the Atlantic from the northwest shoulder of Africa. Algeria is to the east and Mauritania to the south. On the Atlantic coast there is a fertile plain. The Mediterranean coast is mountainous. The Atlas Mountains, running northeastward from the south to the Algerian frontier, average 11,000 ft (3,353 m) in elevation." Information such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107800.html

 

morocco map and information page __ You will find an atlas style page with maps and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/ma.htm

Morocco Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Morocco. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Morocco/
 
Morocco Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/morocco 

Morocco Travel Information __ "Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh...just the names of these cities stir a hint of spice in the nostrils. Jostling crowds, the piquant tension of debate, space in perpetual motion - the minute you set foot in the country you know you've arrived somewhere very different." This and much more. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/morocco/

Morocco Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/morocco/

pictures of Morocco at picturesofplaces.com - morocco pictures ... __ Morocco pictures including Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tangier, Agadir, Western Sahara, Erg Chebbi sand dunes, Fez, High Atlas Mountains, and more! - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Africa/morocco.html 

 

 

 

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