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  • Attractions

    Mosques

    The majority of Moroccans are Muslim, practicing the Sunni variant of Islam. Other religions practiced in Morocco include Christianity, Judaism and Baha’I – a 19th century religion which evolved from Babism. With Islam being the dominant religion of the country, Mosques are considered to be of great importance and every settlement, village, town and city has at least one of these venerated ...

  • Attractions

    Zaouia Moulay Idriss

    The mausoleum of Zaouia Moulay Idris II is located in Fez, the third largest city in Morocco, at the 'Place de Marche Verte'. The building of the shrine began in 1717 and was completed in 1824. It has since become the medina's holiest shrine.

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    Demographics

    Most people living in Morocco live west of the Atlas Mountains, a 2,400-kilometer range of mountains, which start off in northwest Africa and go through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The city of Tangier is a major port and is where many go to if they want to go to Spain. Casablanca is also a leading port in Morocco and is the center of Moroccan industry and commerce. Marrakech is the tourist ...

  • Culture

    Celebrations

    Know where to be and when to be there! A guide to some of the cultural, historical and religious holidays and festivals throughout the year in Morocco.