Morocco By: shAron hershfirld

Morocco is a country in North Africa. This presentation will explain the history behind the country as well as the country in more recent years.

The meaning of geographic location is a places absolute location and relative location.

Absolute location is the exact location of a place. It can be found by using latitude and longitude lines to exactly pin point the location

Relative location is what landmarks can be found near or around the location. Relative location is the location in relation to something or somewhere else.

This picture is if a market in Morocco

Rabat is the capital city of Morocco. It is the 7th largest city in Morocco. Rabat is something you could use as relative location. (Something that is around the location of the area you're looking for.

This is a photo if Rabat and the tourist in it.

Morocco is located on the continent of South American.

Some amazing landforms in this country include Jebel Toubkal is the highest point of Morocco at 13,664ft and is also the highest peak of the Atlas mountains. The southeast region of the country is covered by the Sahara Desert, the world's third largest desert at over 3,600,000 miles.

This is a picture of the country of Morocco.

Morocco's climate is moderate and subtropical it is cooled down by a breeze coming off of the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. The interior of the country is more extreme, winters can be fairly cold and the summers very hot. In fact, the further you go from the ocean the more extreme winter and summer temperatures become.

Morocco by the Atlas Mountains, in spring
Atlas Mountains, in winter.

The dessert in Morocco.

Western Sahara, Algeria and Spain border Morocco. The Western Sahara borders the country to its south, Algeria borders Morocco to its east, and Spain borders it to its north. The Atlantic Ocean borders the country on its east coast.

Beautiful sunset on a beach in Spain.

The Atlantic Ocean boarders Morocco to its east. It is beneficial to the country for fishing and trade.

The geography theme Of place is tHe human and nonhuman characteristics of a location.

Morocco has a very wide range of natural resources such as the fish, is a huge natural resource in Morocco, as well as oranges and olives and phosphates, iron ore, manganese, lead, zinc, and salt.

Moroccan fish market.

The Berbers were the first inhabitants of North Africa and they are also considered its indigenous people.

Berber children

There are three main Berber groups in Morocco who speak three varieties of the Berber language. Berbers from the Rif, in northern Morocco, speak Tarifit, Berbers from the Middle Atlas region speak Tamazight.

Letters from their alphabet

Berbers, referred to as Shlooh by most Moroccans, represent more than half of the Moroccan population.

Blue represents where the language is still spoken

The Arabs experienced a different history in Morocco. When they invaded Morocco in the late 7th century, their conquest was met with fierce resistance from the Berber tribes.

Fight for women's rights in Morocco

The Arabs represent about 40% of the Moroccan population and live mainly in the northern regions of Morocco. One of the main characteristics of Arab culture in Morocco are their customs, language, music, religion, food, and dress.

How Arab women dress

The main religion in Morroco is Sunni. Sunni is a form of Islam.

Credits:

Created with images by jafsegal - "Essaouira, Morocco" • jafsegal - "Marrakech, Morocco" • pitisawa - "cadiz spain silhouette" • ejaugsburg - "environmental protection nature conservation ecology" • RizkyRossanaPutri - "girl woman people"

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