Useful information

33million people

The official language is Arabic. Berber languages are not officially reconized even though it is the language of the country's first inhabitants who form a majority. French is widely spoken throughout the country... English is also understood, particulary in the north and major tourist destinations like marrakech.

Constitutional monarchy with the king Mohamed VI

Moroccan Dirham (Dh)=100 centimes.
The import and export of local currency is prohibited.

To enter Morocco, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required.
(British, USA, Australian, Canadian, EU).You should ensure that your passport is stamped when you enter the country.
Visa are not required (by all nationals reffered to the list above, otherwise ask to your ambassy) for stays in Morocco of up to 90 days.

The following goods maybe imported into Morocco without incurring customs duty : 200g of tobacco products.
1 bottle of spirits and 1 bottle of wine.
150ml of perfume and 250ml of eau de toilette.
Gifts to the value of Dh 2,000.

Morocco is predominantly Muslim.

Vaccinations against tuberculosis and hepatisisB are sometimes recommended. Malaria is not present in Morocco (but travellers may want to take some form of mosquito repellent to avoid bites especially sleeping outside).
There are decent medical facilities in all main cities, including emergency pharmacies and clinics.

Useful Addresses

Useful Phone Numbers

Police : 190
Firemen : 150
Gendarmerie Royale : 177

Ambulance : 150
Morocco support :
Worldwide service :
Institut Pasteur :
SOS medecins Morocco :

Poison control center : /

Fight against corruption: 08.00 .100.76.76

Train station ONCF : 0890.20.30.40
Aeroports :

SOS homophobia :
SOS racial discrimination : 114

Information : 160
International information : 120

Disturbance : 110
Complain : 130