Area 446,550 Km2
Population 33.179 Millions
HDI Rank 130 (over 186 countries)
Capital City Rabat
Demographic distribution Arab-Berber 99%, other 1%
Spoken languages Arabic (official), French (official) often the language of business, government and diplomacy, Berber (official)
Religious beliefs Muslim (98.7%), Christian (1.1%), Jewish (0.2%)
Political regime Parti de la Justice et du developpement (PJD) (moderate Islamist), Istiqlal (nationalist), Rassemblement National des Independents (RNI) (business), Union Socialiste des Forces Populaires (USFP) (socialist), Mouvement Populaire (MP) (traditional/Berber),
Head of State Mohammed VI (King), Abdelilah Benkirane (Prime Minister)
Associations with International Organisations Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (ABEDA), Agency for Cultural and Technical Cooperation (ACCT - associate), African Development Bank (AfDB), Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), Arab League (AL), Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), Customs Cooperation Council (CCC), European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Group of 77 at the United Nations (G-77), Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), International Criminal Court (ICC), International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRM), International Development Association (IDA), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), International Finance Corporation (IFC), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRCS), International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO - pending member), International Labour Organisation (ILO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Maritime Organisation (IMO), International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (Intelsat), International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol), Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), International Organisation for Migration (IOM), International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Non Aligned Movement (NAM), Organisation of American States and the Community of Andean Nations (OAS - observer), United Nations Security Council (UNSC – non-permanent member) Universal Postal Union (UPU), World Health Organisation (WHO), World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), World Tourism Organisation (WtoO), World Trade Organisation (WTO).
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Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook