Official Name: Kingdom of Morocco
Area: 172,413 sq mi (446,550 sq km)
excludes the Western Sahara
Comparative Area: slightly larger than California
about 1 4/5th larger than the UK
Capital City: Rabat
Latitude and Longitude: 34 02 00 N, 006 51 00 W
Est. Population: 32,209,101 (July 2004)
Official Language: Arabic, French often the language of business and government
Terrain: northern coast and interior are mountainous with large areas of
bordering plateaus, intermontane valleys, and rich coastal plains
Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
No. Bird Species: 491  (1 Endemic: Waldrapp    Geronticus eremita)