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  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
  4. Local laws and customs
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Summary

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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

Around 650,000 visitors from the UK come to Morocco every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Morocco is a Muslim country which follows Islamic laws and customs. You should respect these at all times. See Local Laws and Customs

Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Morocco. You should be vigilant at all times. See Terrorism

Demonstrations take place occasionally across the country. Most of these are peaceful, but you should take sensible security precautions and avoid all demonstrations. See Political situation

Morocco has a poor road safety record. See Road travel

If you’re travelling to Western Sahara, you should read our travel advice for this disputed territory.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Morocco
Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
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Dialling Code: 212
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 9,342,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Arabic (official language) 62%
French (de facto official language) 20%
Central Atlas Tamazight (official language) 9.8%


Capital City(s):
Rabat
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Population: 2,100,000
Latitude: 34.0252777778 Longitude: -6.83611111111



Largest City: Casablanca
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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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