Morocco Facts Capital: RabatGovernment Type: Constitutional monarchyCurrency: MADPopulation: 32,649,130Total Area: 172,413 Square Miles446,550 Square KilometersLocation: Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western SaharaLanguage: Arabic (official), Berber dialects, French LanguagesArabic (official), Berber dialects, French. The official language is Arabic, and the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, called Derija, is the most widely spoken tongue. Derija is quite different from the classical Arabic of the Qur’an (koran), the scriptural text of Islam. Berber is the native language of about 35 % of the population, and it also includes several dialects. Other dialects are Rif, Tamazight and Shluh. French is widely spoken, especially in business, government, and higher education. Spanish can still be heard in the north, which was formerly under Spanish control. English is gaining popularity.   The Morocco People &n...


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