Morocco is a country located in Northern Africa. There are 3 countries (Algeria, Spain, Western Sahara) that Morocco shares its borders with. The official language of Morocco is Arabic. Traveling across Morocco if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Morocco was ranked 71st out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Morocco is Moroccan dirham (MAD). The dirham (م.د.) is subdivided into 100 santim (santimat).
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 10.96 MAD and 1 USD is worth 10.21 MAD.
20 dirhams50 dirhams100 dirhams200 dirhams
0.5 dirhams1 dirhams2 dirhams5 dirhams10 dirhams1 santimat5 santimat10 santimat20 santimat50 santimat5 santimat
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Morocco is 37.23 Mbps and mobile is 54.14 Mbs.The global average is 159.18 Mbps and 109.61 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density When compared to the world average, Morocco has less ATMs.28.92 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.69.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Morocco, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in Morocco. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, Morocco will celebrate 9 national public holidays. The next one Enthronement will take place on July 30.
|January 1, 2023||New Year’s DayRas l’ âm|
|January 11, 2023||Proclamation of IndependenceTakdim watikat al-istiqlal|
|May 1, 2023||Labour DayEid Ash-Shughl|
|July 30, 2023||EnthronementEid Al-Ârch|
|August 14, 2023||Zikra Oued Ed-DahabOued Ed-Dahab Day|
|August 20, 2023||Revolution of the King and the PeopleThawrat al malik wa shâab|
|August 21, 2023||Youth DayEid Al Chabab|
|November 6, 2023||Green MarchEid Al Massira Al Khadra|
|November 18, 2023||Independence DayEid Al Istiqulal|
- EF English Proficiency Index (EF Education First)
- Speedtest Global Index® (Ookla®)
- Automated teller machines (ATMs) (per 100,000 adults) (The World Bank Group)
- Registration Policies Per Country (Prepaid Data SIM Card Wiki)
What hotel chains are present in Morocco?
There are Mariott hotels in 2 cities: Fes and Rabat.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Morocco.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Morocco.
The Best Western hotel chain operates in Morocco.
There are Radisson hotels in 5 cities.
The Accor hotel chain operates in Morocco.
What fast food chains are present in Morocco?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Morocco.
The KFC chain operates in Morocco.
The Burger King chain operates in Morocco.
The Subway chain operates in Morocco.
The Domino’s Pizza chain operates in Morocco.
The Starbucks chain operates in Morocco.
- Country by National Dish (Samson Daniel)
What is the weather like in Rabat?
Weather data for Rabat (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains , and some of them are high-speed trains.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
- List of high-speed railway lines (Wikipedia)
- List of metro systems (Wikipedia)
- Left- and right-hand traffic (Wikipedia)
- The Global Enabling Trade Report 2016: Road connectivity (World Economic Forum)
Emergency phones in Morocco
- Morocco Travel Advisory (United States: Department of State)
- Travel Advice for Morocco (United Kingdom: The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
- Mortality caused by road traffic injury (The World Bank Group)
- Corruption & Economic Crime (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Recreational usage is prohibited, but medical use is legal.
- List of smoking bans (Wikipedia)
- Legality of cannabis (Wikipedia)