27 Jun 2014

Interesting Fact

Morocco’s official name is the Kingdom of Morocco. Its predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Berber and Arabic. Morocco was previously colonized by France and Spain. It gained independence in 1956. It also claims sovereignty over Western Sahara (previously occupied by Spain), a territory it annexed in 1975.

Morocco has an area of 446,550 sq km, a population of 33 million, and a medium HDI of 0.591.

Casablanca, the setting of the the eponymous movie, is located in Morocco.

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