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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Morocco is a North African country located on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Algeria to the east, Mauritania to the south, and Spain to the north. Morocco has an area of 446,550 square kilometers (172,410 sq mi) making it the largest country in North Africa. The terrain of Morocco is mostly mountainous with some coastal plains and desert areas. The climate is Mediterranean along the coast and dry in its inland regions with hot summers and mild winters. Morocco’s educational system consists of both public and private schools as well as international schools for expatriates living in Morocco. Primary education (ages 6-14) is free for all children in public schools but there are also private institutions available for those who can afford it. Secondary education consists of four years of schooling from ages 14-18 followed by two years of general studies or specialized studies at lycees or professional institutes from ages 18-20. Higher education institutions include several universities such as University Mohammed V, Al Akhawayn University, Hassan II University, as well as many other private universities offering degree programs in various fields such as business management, engineering, hospitality management and more. Additionally, students may pursue vocational training programs at public or private technical centers such as Centre de Formation Professionnelle (CFP) or Ecole Nationale des Sciences Appliquées (ENSA). There are also international schools that offer a variety of curriculum options for expatriates living in Morocco. See top-engineering-schools for Morocco Population and Geography.

Morocco Modern History

Morocco is a country located in Northern Africa. With the capital city of Rabat, Morocco has a population of 36,910,571 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Independent Morocco is strongly influenced by King Hassan II’s long reign, 1961–1999. He ruled with a hard hand, but also skillfully played on the Moroccan nationalist sentiments, including… Read More »

Major Cities in Morocco

Rabat (Morocco) According to babyinger, Rabat is the capital of Morocco. The city was founded in the 12th century on the Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river. First, for defense purposes, Rabat was surrounded by a clay wall, in which there are 5 gates. In the 17th century, it was divided… Read More »

Morocco Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Typhoid & Polio 2 – cholera 3 yellow fever no Eat Drink – malaria 1 no – Overview The medical care cannot be compared to Europe and is problematic, especially in rural areas, in terms of technology, equipment and hygiene. In many cases, especially in rural areas, there… Read More »

Morocco Society and Economy

Population and society Morocco has about 33 million residents, divided into almost 60% of the urban population and 40.3% who live in the rural areas of the country. The growth rate of the Moroccan population from the early 1980s to the mid-1990s was around 2% per year, while in the following decade it recorded a… Read More »