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Morocco Flag The Kingdom of Morocco is is a North African country. It has land borders with Algeria, Western Sahara (which is defacto largely Moroccan controlled), and Spain (there are three Spanish enclaves in North Africa: Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera). If Western Sahara is considered Moroccan territory (a claim not recognized by many countries or the United Nations), then Morocco also shares a border with Mauritania.

As of 2009, the population of Morocco was estimated as being 31,993,000. The country's capital is Rabat, which, as of 2009, had a population of about 627,000. The largest city and chief port of Morocco is Casablanca, which, as of 2009, had a population somewhere in the region of 4.5 million.

Morocco Country Details


Country Name Morocco
Political Status Country
Geographic Location North Africa
Flag Morocco Flag
Principal Language Arabic
Capital Rabat


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Lonely Planet Morocco (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet Morocco (Travel Guide)
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#1 best-selling guide to Morocco*

Lonely Planet Morocco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the medina and tanneries in Fez, hop between kasbahs and oases in the Draa Valley, or catch a wave at Taghazout; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Morocco and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Morocco Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - festivals, trekking, medina life, music, environment, cuisine, arts and crafts, architecture, history, religion, etiquette
  • Free, convenient pull-out Marrakesh map (included in print version), plus over 80 maps
  • Covers Marrakesh, Casablanca, Draa Valley, Tangier, High Atlas, Rif Mountains, Western Sahara, Agadir, Fez, Moulay Idriss, Taroudannt, Sidi Ifni, Assilah, Volubilis, Chefchaouen and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Morocco, our most comprehensive guide to Morocco, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

Looking for a guide focused on Marrakesh? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Morocco. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco
By DK Travel

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Released: 2017-02-21
Paperback (392 pages)

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Explore Morocco's busy city streets, historic mosques, and delicious food. Discover the different regions of Morocco, and see the beautiful culture firsthand through events, festivals, and local markets.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco truly shows you this country as no one else can.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

Moon Morocco (Moon Handbooks)
By Lucas Peters

Peters Lucas
Released: 2016-10-25
Paperback (488 pages)

Moon Morocco (Moon Handbooks)
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This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and detailed maps to help with trip planning.

Travel writer and Morocco resident Lucas Peters illuminates the majesty of Morocco, from the ancient streets of Fez to the nightclubs of Casablanca and beyond. Peters shares advice for climbing the winding hill into the crumbling kasbah of Tangier and wandering through the centuries-old cave dwellings in the Middle Atlas, and includes unique trip strategies for travelers of all types, such as “The Best of Morocco,” “Adrenaline Rush,” and “Eco Tour.” Complete with suggestions for a night out on the Jemaa El-Fnaa, the carnival heart of Marrakech, and rock climbing in the North Draa Valley of the Southern Oases, Moon Morocco gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Lonely Planet Morocco (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, James Bainbridge & Helen Ranger

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#1 best-selling guide to Morocco*

Lonely Planet Morocco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Lose yourself in the Fez medina, take a camel ride in the Sahara, or enjoy a cup of mint tea in the High Atlas; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Morocco and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Morocco Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine
  • Free, convenient pull-out Marrakesh map (included in print version), plus over 75 maps
  • Covers Marrakesh, Casablanca, Tangier, Fez, Tafraoute, Taghazout, Sidi Ifni, Anti Atlas, High Atlas, Assilah, Moulay Idriss, Figuig, Erg Chebbi and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Morocco, our most comprehensive guide to Morocco, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Africa and Mediterranean Europe guides.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Paul Clammer, James Bainbridge, Paula Hardy and Helen Ranger.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Morocco. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA, February 2013 to January 2014

Fodor's Morocco (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-03-10
Paperback (464 pages)

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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Thanks to a prime location linking Europe and North Africa, as well as a vibrant culture and stable government, Morocco has seen a huge influx of tourists in recent years. Sophisticated new hotels and resorts are popping up everywhere, including in booming cities such as Marrakesh, Fez, and Tangier. From its southern deserts to the Atlas Mountains to the wave-swept Atlantic coast, Morocco continues to draw travelers eager to experience this gorgeous and diverse country.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps 
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on hammams, The Sahara Desert, and shopping for crafts
· Coverage of Tangier and the Mediterranean, The Northern Atlantic Coast, Fez and the Middle Atlas, Marrakesh, The High Atlas, The Great Oasis Valleys, and The Southern Atlantic Coast
The Rough Guide to Morocco (Rough Guides)
By Rough Guides

Rough Guides Staff
Released: 2016-04-05
Paperback (600 pages)

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The Rough Guide to Morocco is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling country and includes all the details you need to explore Morocco at your own pace.

The Rough Guide to Morocco gives you the lowdown on how to get where you're going, where to stay when you get there, and the best places to eat, drink, and hang out, whether you are oasis-hopping in the desert or mountain trekking in the High Atlas. Accommodation and eating options for all budgets are included, from the chic riads of Marrakesh to the backstreets of Tangier to the fine dining of Casablanca.

Clear maps supplement the text throughout, and there is even a detailed food glossary in English, Arabic, and French. Practical information helps you explore this unique part of the world with ease and gives you the context you need to understand what makes Morocco tick.

Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Morocco.

Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.

Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Plunge headfirst into the mapcap mayhem of Djemaa el-Fna, reflect on the beauty of Ali ben Youssef Medersa, spend the night in an atmospheric riad; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Marrakesh and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Marrakesh map (included in print version), plus over 12 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers El-Fna, Mouassine & Bab Doukkala, the Central Souqs, Riad Zitoun & Kasbah, Ville Nouvelle, Palmeraie and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh , a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Marrakesh's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Morocco guide.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco
By DK Publishing

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2012-11-19
Paperback (408 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns.

DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of this country region-by-region, from festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shopping for all budgets, while practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco truly shows you this country as no one else can.

Insight Guides Morocco
By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
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Insight Guides Morocco
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Whether you want to explore the markets of Marrakesh, kitesurf in wind-swept Essaouira or go on a camel safari in the Saharan desert - Insight Guide Morocco helps you get the best out of this enchanting land.

Inside Insight Guide Morocco:A thoroughly overhauled edition by our expert authors.Stunning photography brings this stunning country and its people to life. Highlights of the country's top attractions, such as the nightly spectacle on the bustling place Jemaa el Fna, blue-washed Chefchaouen nestled in the Rif mountains, as well as the majestic peaks of the High Atlas and the labyrinth of medieval markets, palaces and mosques in Fez.Descriptive region-by-region accounts cover the whole country from Tangier to Marrakech and from surf-pounded beaches to remote kasbahs.Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip.

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.


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