|Kingdom of Morocco ||Economy ||Aviation Sector |
|Location: Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara.|
Geography: strategic location along Strait of Gibraltar.
Area: total: 446,550 sq km land: 446,300 sq km water: 250 sq km
Industries: phosphate rock mining and processing, food processing, leather goods, textiles, construction, tourism.
Languages: Arabic (official), Berber dialects, French often the language of business, government, and diplomacy.
National Holiday: Throne Day (accession of King MOHAMED VI to the throne), 30 July (1999).
Currency (Code): Moroccan dirham (MAD).
Population: 31,627,428 (July 2010 est.)
Labor force: 11.63 million (2010 est.).
Note: figures are in US dollars
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