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Morocco: Useful Information For Travellers

Fast Facts

Capital: Rabat
Population: 33 Million
Size: 459.000 sq. km
Time difference: CET +2 hours.

Language

The official language in Morocco is Arab. But most of the Morocs speak French. People working in the hotels can also speak English.

Religion

Islam

Getting there

Agadir Al Massira, Marrakesh Menara Airport

Getting around

Rental cars can be booked in the hotels or at the airport. Please notice that alcohol is absolutly prohibited for drivers.

Currency & banking

Local currency is the Dirham (DHM). Money can be changed in the hotels and banks. Credit cards and EC cards are only accepted at bank machines.

Climate

Maritime Atlantic climate. During summer light cotton clothing is recommended. During winter pullover, rain jacket and warmer clothing recommended.

Health regulations

There is a slightly malaria risk in the backcountry. Nevertheless it is recommended to get a vaccination against hepatitis A and typhoid.

Telephone

The dialling code for Morocco is 212. Mobile network: E-Plus, O2, T-Mobile and Vodafone.

Electricity

220-volt altering currency. Because of the different plugs an adapter might be necessary.