Morocco

Enjoy the Moroccan hospitality

Welcome to Morocco!

The location of this country is in North Africa. The weather is generally warm and dry, in a Mediterranean climate. Two major physical features are first the Atlas Mountain Range that cuts right through the middle of the country and second the Sahara desert which takes up most of the southern part of the country.

Cultural norms of Morocco

There are a few things that you should know before traveling to morocco here are some guide lines that will help you navigate this new country and help you get along well with the locals.

-first the official language of the country is Arabic so it would help to learn basic phrases to help communicate.

-Second there are a few Moroccan folkways you should know so as to not offend the people, Music is a big part of the culture and mostly religious, If invited to someones home go with a gift to give the home owner, Avoid public displays of affection, last sexual interaction outside of marriage is an offense punishable by law.

-Last thing to know is some taboos in the Moroccan culture. wearing revealing clothing is strictly frowned upon, always eat with your hands and only your left.

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Subcultures and how the culture has changed.

The main subcultures of Morocco include business community, military, political groups, student groups.

the Moroccan culture has changed due to western influence on the younger generations for example many of the younger women can be found wearing blue jeans and T-shirts.

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Gov.UK