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Morocco's Information

Flag of Morocco
Land Area 446,300 km2
Water Area 250 km2
Total Area 446,550km2 (#57)
Population 33,655,786 (#39)
Population Density 75.41/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $283.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,400
Currency Dirham (MAD)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

I - J

  • Abdallah Ibrahim former prime minister
  • Abdalaati Iguider Olympic medalist, runner
  • Moshe Ivgy actor, director
  • Elam Jay singer, songwriter, composer, dancer
  • Driss Jettou former prime minister
  • Omar Kabbaj diplomat
  • Mohammed Kaghat writer, director
  • Yasmine Kassari film director
  • Mohammed Khair-Eddine writer
  • Nadir Khayat aka Red One producer, songwriter, music executive
  • Imad Kotbi radio presenter
  • Driss Ksikes journalist


  • Abdellatif Laabi poet
  • Abdelkader Lagtaa film director
  • Brahim Lahlafi Olympic medalist, long distance runner
  • Nabil Lahlou theater director, author, actor
  • Mohammed Karim Lamrani former prime minister
  • Ahmed Laraki former prime minister
  • Azzeddine Laraki former prime minister
  • David Levy politician
  • Ali Lmrabet journalist, diplomat
  • Nabyla Maan singer, songwriter
  • Ahmad al-Mansur former sultan
  • Paul Marciano fashion designer
  • Sofia El Marikh singer
  • Laila Marrakchi filmmaker
  • Omar Metioui classical musician
  • Salaheddine Mezouar politician
  • Mohammad VI former king
  • Rajae El Mouhandiz singer, poet, producer
  • Nawal El Moutawakel Olympic medalist, hurdler
  • Mehdi Nassiri "Mednas" musician, record producer
N - Q
  • Mostafa Nissabouy poet
  • Hakim Noury film director
  • Mimoun Oaissa actor, screenwriter
  • Ahmed Osman former prime minister
  • Saad-Eddine El Othmani politician
  • Fathallah Oualalou politician
  • Zineb Oukach actor
  • Chaim Pinto rabbi
  • Mihel Qissi actor


  • Abdelwahed Radi politician
  • Jean Reno actor
  • Ze'ev Revach comedian, actor, director
  • Mohamed Rouicha singer, songwriter, musician
  • Driss Roukhe actor
  • Samira Said singer
  • Abraham Serfaty militant, political activist
  • Khalid Skah Olympic medalist, track and field
  • Houcine Slaoui singer, composer
  • Moumen Smihi filmmaker
  • Frank Stephenson automobile designer
  • Abdelkarim Tabbal poet
  • Chaibia Talal painter
  • Tahar Tamsamani Olympic medalist, boxer
  • Mohammed ibn al-Tayyib linguist, historian, scholar
  • Abdelhadi Tazi scholar, writer, historian, ambassador
  • Heinz Tietjen music producer

U - Z

  • Dominique de Villepin former prime minister of France, diplomat
  • Rachid Yazami inventor
  • Abderrahmane Youssoufi former prime minister
  • Mohamed Zafzaf novelist, poet
  • Hindi Zahra singer, songwriter
  • Malika Zarra singer, composer, producer

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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What is the Biggest City in Morocco?

The Atlantic port of Casablanca is by far the largest of all Morocco Cities, and one of the most important cities in all of North Africa. It has a population of 3.5 million people.

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Is Western Sahara A Country?

Western Sahara is a disputed non-self-governing territory in northwest Africa. It is sandwiched between Morocco to the north, Algeria to the northeast, Mauritania to the south and east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The territory is contested by the Kingdom of Morocco and the Polisario Front based in Algeria.

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What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Morocco?

The largest ethnic groups in Morocco are the Arab and the Berber people.

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About the Author

John Moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of worldatlas.com. He and his wife, Chris Woolwine-Moen, produced thousands of award-winning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions. Today, it's one of the most popular educational sites on the web.

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