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Where is Morocco?

map showing the location of Morocco

Located in the continent of Africa, Morocco covers 446,300 square kilometers of land and 250 square kilometers of water, making it the 58th largest nation in the world with a total area of 446,550 square kilometers.

Morocco became an independent state in 1666, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Morocco is 32,309,239 (2012) and the nation has a density of 72 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham (MAD). As well, the people of Morocco are refered to as Moroccan.

The dialing code for the country is 212 and the top level internet domain for Moroccan sites is .ma.

Morocco shares land borders with 3 countries: Algeria, Spain, Western Sahara.

To learn more, visit our detailed Morocco section.

Quick facts

Population 32,309,239
Density 72.4 / km2 ( 187.5 / mi2 )
Language Arabic
Independence Year 1666
Capital Rabat (Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer)
Currency Moroccan Dirham
GDP 107,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 3,312 (2014 data)
Land Area 446,300 km2 (172,317 mi2)
Water Area 250 km2 (97 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Algeria, Western Sahara, Spain
Minimum Longitude -13.180
Maximum Longitude -0.990
Mininum Latitude 27.660
Maximum Latitude 35.920

What is the capital of Morocco?

map showing the location of Morocco
Location of Rabat on a map.

Rabat is the capital city of Morocco. It has a population of 1,655,753, and is located on a latitue of 34.01 and longitude of -6.83.

Rabat is also the political center of Morocco, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Rabat, the Capital Of Morocco

City Rabat
Country Morocco
Population 1,655,753
Longitude -6.83255000
Latitude 34.01325000
Elevation 46 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Morocco

Rank City Population
#1Casablanca3,144,909
#2Rabat1,655,753
#3Fes964,891
#4Sale903,485
#5Marrakesh839,296
#6Agadir698,310
#7Tangier688,356
#8Meknes545,705
#9Oujda405,253
#10Al Hoceima395,644
#11Kenitra366,570
#12Tetouan326,261
#13Safi288,163
#14Mohammedia187,708
#15Khouribga167,673
#16Beni Mellal166,399
#17El Jadida147,549
#18Taza141,890
#19Nador129,260
#20Settat119,082

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.