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Things to know about the Kingdom of Morocco
The Kingdom of Morocco (ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ) is a country with very diverse relief. The mountain indeed covers 100,000 km2, the centerpiece of this prestigious ensemble, the High Atlas, develops its reliefs over more than 700 km in length.
The chain of the Moroccan Atlas, with at its head the majestic mountain of "Toubkal" the mountain of the mountains or Adrar n' dern in Berber, the highest point of North Africa with 4165m lends itself readily to tourist activities (hiking, skiing,…), The summits at 4000m are easily accessible. Besides the Toubkal mountain, the mountains most visited by tourists in Morocco are the Siroua mountain, the Mgoun mountain, and the Saghro mountain.
Languages and dialects of Morocco
Arabic and Amazigh are the two official and constitutional languages of Morocco.
Arabic is spoken by almost 2/3 of the population. To distinguish between classical Arabic and dialectal Arabic.
Compared to foreign languages, French predominates widely, followed by Spanish in the north and in the southern provinces of Morocco (Laayoune-Smara-Boujdour and Oued Eddahab). English is imposed as a second foreign language.
History, Architecture and Heritage of Morocco
Morocco has a rich and eventful history thanks to the passage of several dynasties that have governed it for centuries, from the Idrissids to the Alaouite dynasty, passing by the Almoravids, the Almohads, the Merinids, the Wattassids, and the Saadians.
Morocco was also under French colonial occupation at the beginning of the XXth century, a century for around forty years, this colonization also left its impact in certain cities in terms of architecture and way of life.
Handicrafts of Morocco
Morocco has a rich and diversified craft industry, which translates into different objects: carpets, pottery, ceramics, silverware, gold and silver jewelry, copper, leather goods, wood, wrought iron, glassware, paintings, and decorative items.
Gastronomy and Moroccan Cuisine
The Moroccan cuisine is one of the best in the world, among the specialties, the tagine (mutton or beef stew), the Harira (soup), the méchoui (lamb roasted over a wood fire), the brochettes, the couscous, pastries, pastilla (with pigeons, seafood), mint tea etc.
Cities and tourist sites of Morocco
Morocco accumulates the good points: exceptional climate, two maritime facades, imperial cities with charming charm, mountain landscapes, desert in the great South ... no wonder if the country breaks records in terms of tourism.
Imperial and Cultural Morocco
Imperial cities of Morocco, Rabat, Meknes, Fez, and Marrakech are admirable both architecturally and culturally. Traditional and modern at the same time, the ancient imperial cities reveal their treasures and secrets to the rhythm of the walks.
Top Newspapers List from Morocco
- La Nouvelle Tribune
- Al Maghribia
- Al Alam
- Tel Quel
- Maroc Hebdo
- Cawalisse Alyoum
- Al Haraka
- La Vie Éco
- Aujourd'hui Le Maroc
- Ahdath Maghribiya
- Zagora Press
- Morocco Today
- Yaqin Press
- Hiba Press
- La Nouvelle Tribune
- Tanja News
- Agadir 24
- Le Journal de Tanger
- Qadaya Marrakech
- Le Matin du Sahara et du Maghreb