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Morocco Beth Williams, Katie Haigh, Will Flynn, Cora Morrow, and Rhys Thomas
Where is Morocco? Morocco is situated in the north west of Africa, and to the west of it is the Atlantic.
The King Mohammed VI of Morocco succeeded the throne on July 23 1999. He is very highly regarded among the people, almost as a god!
The Capital Rabat is the capital of Morocco, in the north-west of the country. It overlooks the atlantic ocean.
The Moroccan Dress Code Clothes are very important in Morocco especially in the rural areas. Some Moroccans may be offended if parts of your body are not covered, such as the knees and shoulders.
Mens Clothing Men dress smart and show no skin so no flip- flops, sleeveless tops or shorts.
Womens Clothing Clothing for women is less strict than men but once again no skin showing so no low cut tops, no tight clothes.
The Moroccan Language The two official languages of Morocco are Arabic and Amazigh. Although other languages are spoken such as: Arabic, Hassaniyya Arabic, Judeo-Moroccan Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Arabic, Standard French Ghomara Moroccan Sign Language Senhaja de Srair Spanish Tachelhit Tarifit
Music • Main 6 types- • Traditional • Berber folk • Chaabi popular folk • Gnawa • Classical Malhun • Classical Sufi • Rock • Rai
35 million- overall population Religion • Muslim • 98% • King of Morocco • Christian • Catholic • 1% of population • Jewish • 486,000 Israelis from Morocco • 6000 remain in Morocco • Baha’i Faith • 150-500
Food Moroccan food is very popular around the world, things like couscous, lamb and heavily aromatic foods are common. Batbout is a pita like bread which Moroccans eat with every meal. Also, a food synonymous with Morocco is Tagines.