Morocco

By : Anuj Nigam and Collin Le

Morocco

Moroccan dirham is the national currency of Morocco. (Economic)

Official state religion is Islam. (Social)

Rabat is the capital city of Morocco. (Political)

Over the corner of Africa, lies Morocco, across the Strait of Gibraltar. (Geographical)

Constitutional monarchy is their head of government. (Political)

Commonly spoken languages are dialects of Arabic. (Social)
One of the most common Moroccan foods is couscous. (Social)

Political

The national Moroccan Flag is red, with a green star in the center. The red plain flag is from the Moroccan ships. The center green star was a pentagram, or a seal of Soloman. This flag symbolizes geographic and religious areas.

Economical

This is the Hassan Tower, that's in Morocco, and is a good site for tourism. It is a holy symbol, as well as a good way for people to make money. This tower is in Rabat. The tourism helps the economy grow.

Geographical

The Atlas Mountains are an important land feature to Morocco, and is a barrier as well. Mountains are a very important landmark. This picture shows a mountain range of the Atlas mountains from space.

Social

In the Moroccan culture, Couscous is a commonly eaten food, eaten on special occasions and holidays. Couscous has wheat flower, that is shaped like mini balls, with vegetable or meat stew, on top of it.

Citations

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"Morocco." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 21 Jan. 2015.


Moroccan Couscous, Cut Out. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 22 Jan 2015.
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Hassan Mosque and Tower, Rabat, Morocco, North Africa. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 23 Jan 2015.
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Coloured radar image of the Atlas mountains. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 23 Jan 2015.
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"Flag of Morocco." Image. CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 23 Jan 2015.

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