Morocco Brooke Hackney

Absolute location is the address: latitude and longitude. Relative location is not specific or exact.

The countries relative location is Northern Africa, and Northern/Westeren hemisphere.

Overview in morocco
A map of morocco, showing the capital of morocco.

Rabat is the capital of Morocco.

A map of morocco, with longitude and latitude lines showing the exact location of Rabat.

The coordinates of Rabat are 32.7502 N, 6.1916 W.

The continent of Africa.

Morocco is on the continent Africa.

Some of the interesting land-forms are found in morocco are the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert. The Jebel Toubkal is the tallest peak in the Atlas Mountains, and it is around 13,664 feet tall.

Shows the climate is Tropical climate in Morocco

One fact about the climate is that its a tropical climate.

The climate has Heavy Rainfall

Another fact is that November through March, there is excessive amount of rainfall.

This is one of the few beaches in morocco.

Another interesting fact about Morocco's climate is the beaches and how the weather is a dry temperature.

A map of the top of Africa. and what borders Morocco.

The borders of Morocco are Algeria and Western Sahara.

Showing the water ways that surround morocco.

The water ways that surround morocco are the Atlantic ocean, Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the south Atlantic Coast.

The caption for the background picure is an overview of morocco .

The geographic theme of morocco is Tropical climate, deserts, mountains and beaches.

Some Natural Resources found in Morocco are fish, oranges, olives, phosphate, iron ore, manganese, lead, zinc, and salt.

Bucket of fish/ Natural resource
Iron ore, natural resource
Olives, natural resource
Oranges, natural resource
A hill of salt, natural resource

The cultural groups found in Morocco are Romans, French, Spanish, Jews, Arabs, and Berbers.

The French are apart of morocco cultural.
Spanish is also a big part of morocco cultural.
The Berber are another huge part of morocco's cultural.

The main religion of morocco is Islam, its 93%. The second largest one is Christianity. Judaism is the smallest religion.

This is a mosque where the islamic worship there god.
Crosses represents Jesus that the Christian's worship.
Synagogue where the Jewish worship their god.

The holidays, traditions, and customs are independence celebration, Labor Day, birthdays, festivals, and throne day.

Labor Day, also know as May Day, which is May 1st in Morocco.
Moroc-co, a festival in Morocco.
Throne day is another national holiday.

The government that they have is an parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

Human-Environment Interactions is the relationship between people and their environment, or how they work together.

The types of crops grown in this country are winter wheat, barley, vegetables, fruits, grapes, olives ,and pulses.

A type of crop grown in Morocco called winter wheat.
Many types of vegetables are grown in Morocco.
Grapes are another main crop grown in Morocco.

The types of jobs found in Morocco are teachers, financial manager, and many other jobs you can find in the u.s.

Main jobs needed in Morocco are teacher jobs.
A picture of numbers to represent a financial manger is another big job.
Many jobs found in Morocco can also be found in the u.s.

The most endangered species in Morocco is the Barbary macaque, a Barbarys ape. They are endangered because loss of homes from logging, and human settlements and hunting.

This is a Barbary macaque, Barbary ape.
Logging is one of the causes the apes are endangered.
Another main reason they're endangered is because of hunting.

The environmental problems in Morocco are environmental pollution, land degradation, improper sewage disposal, and oil pollution. 19% of land is worth farming. Land degradation is mainly salinization rising water cause salt to sink into the ground and causes the land unbearable, changesin management can be taken to help the land still become useful.

The geographic theme of region is areas that can be grouped together by a set of things special to that area.

The type of education system is primary school 6-12, middle 12-15, secondary general 15-18, secondary technique 15-18, and goes up to university from there.

Primary school in Morocco
Middle school in Morocco
Secondary general school in Morocco

The total population is 33.01 million people, and the population density is 77.03.

The total area of the country in square miles is 172,414.

The per capita GDP is 3,190.30.

The life expectancy in males are 73.3 years and females are 75.4.

The literacy rate in Morocco is 68.5, and male is 78.6.

The climate region is wester most tip of Africa, mountains, coastal line, Western Hemisphere, and Mediterranean.

The geographic theme of movement is people, goods, communication/ ideas. It moves- things change.

Some goods that are exported from the country are insulated wire, cars, mixed mineral or chemical fertilizers, phosphorite acid, non-knit women suits. Some goods that are imported are refined petroleum, crude petroleum, petroleum gas, cars and wheat.

Cars are both being imported and exported.
An old petroleum gas container, petroleum gas is a imported good.
Fertilizers are one main export from Morocco.
Non-knit women suits are being exported.

The country flag is red field with a black boreder green pentagram representing the seal of solomon. Independence was restored in 1955 became the national flag again. Red background is hardiness, bravery, strength, and Valour. Green because love, joy, and hope.

The flag of Morocco

Morocco officially gained independence on 2 March 1956 after signing of a joint declaration in Paris to replace the treaty of Fez that had established the protectorate in 1918. 

The kind of technology they use is mobile phones, computers, cars ,and internet. The first to install a 3G network.

The technology they use is up to date, such as a computer.
Mobile phones are also used in Morocco.
Cars are technology used in Morocco.

The popular modes of transportation are trains, cars, and highways. The languages are classic Arabic, Berber, French, Spanish, and English.

Trains are used as transportation in Morocco.
Arabic is one of the languages that is spoken in Morocco.
Highways are a way of fast travel.

Breaking news

In January, Morocco rejoins the Africa union after more than 30 years. The country left the union in 1984 after a row over the status of Western Sahara. Moroccos readmission brings hope of peace building over territory.

The African union
The Western Sahara in Morocco.

King, Ivorian President Launch Construction Works of ‘Mohammed VI’ Mosque in Abidjan. He is planning on constructing it to be better. I'm not exactky sure if they public will be okay with this situation.

A mosque
The king of Morocco.

Traveling to Morocco would take around 11 hours and 30 minutes from New York. Morocco has beautiful coastlines, and tall ranging mountains to climb. There is markets, marina, and tons of other activities to do. The waters can get rough, but mostly they are calm. Children should watch in the water for the undertow, because they can get sweeped away. If you're looking for a romantic scene, the Casablanca beach is right for you. Casablanca has a romantic type vibe to it, young settlers and celebrities are lining the cafes and beach night clubs. Hotels and beach night clubs are a trendy event you could do. There are fine arts building, giant mosques, and tons of tall mountains. You could go for a hike in the Atlas Mountains or go on a hike in one of the smaller mountains. We also have national parks for you to explore. Year round we have tons of festivals that involve food, music, and dancing. One festival we have is called Merzouga music festival, it includes concerts, world folklore, solidarity marathon, conferences, exhibitions, soccer tournaments, and culinary testing. Morocco would be great for a vacation, its beautiful and safe.

The beautiful Atlas Mountains, you could climb.
Casablanca beach, such a beautiful site.
Nightclubs that you could be having fun at right now, on the beaches of Morocco.
The merzouga music festival in Morocco.

Living as an Moroccan teenager isn't the easiest. Unless you belong to a well known family or your parents are rich, there are so many things you’re going to have to deal with. A Moroccan teenager is always neglected, and I really mean always. Decisions, responsibilities, or even discussions, teenagers aren't welcomed. The lack of communication in generations is what's a problem. The typical day of a Moroccan is waking up and going to school. They spend about 8 or more hours there. They just go to school and study subjects like the u.s does. After school they like to go to play sports, meet with friends, watch movies, and go to sleep. There isn't many places to go and have fun at. Boys have more freedom than girls, if guys wanted to go play pool or go to the river, they're allowed. Girls are limited to doing certain things. In Morocco, teens cannot work or have part time jobs. Hip hop and rap is the most commonly listened to music by the youth.

Teens should dress like this in morocco.
Teens enjoy playing sports in there free time after school.
Hanging with friends is what girls do most, since they aren't equal to boys in Morocco.
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