Morocco is the northwesternmost country which ranges from the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean on the north and the west separately, into huge uneven regions in the inside, to the Sahara desert in the far south. Morocco is a Northern African nation, situated in the super northwest of Africa on the edge of mainland Europe. The Strait of Gibraltar isolates Spain from Morocco with a 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) length of water. Morocco borders the North Atlantic Ocean toward the west, and the western Mediterranean Sea toward the north, and has borders with Algeria and questioned Western Sahara.
The territory of Morocco is to a great extent uneven. The Atlas Mountains stretch from the focal north toward the southwest. It grows to around 1,350 kilometers (840 mi) and is the dorsal spine of the country. Toward the north of the Atlas Mountains, there are the Rif Mountains, a chain that makes part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Andalusia, Spain. The monstrous reach grows to around 250 kilometers (160 mi) from Tangier in the west to Nador toward the east.
In the west of the country, along the Atlantic coast, the Moroccan Plateau extends from Tangier to Lagouira, around 2,310 kilometers (1,440 mi) long, and get internal to Saiss Plains close to Fes and Tansift-Alhaouz close to Marrakech. These immense fields advances rich rural grounds and backing 15% of the nearby economy.
In the super southeast of the country, the grounds are parched because of their nearness to the Sahara Desert. Palm trees desert spring are created in numerous areas, eminently in Figuig and Zagora.
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The great geography of Morocco, a crossroads of natural landscapes.
At the crossroads of Europe and Africa, surrounded by the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and open to the vast expanse of the Atlantic, Morocco is a crossroads of natural landscapes. It is the “land of the distant sunset”, a place full of contrasts, with a history of two thousand years, arousing curiosity and a spirit of discovery.
In these lands, where several dynasties have succeeded each other, you will find the remains of the greatest Mediterranean civilizations. In the north of the country, the Roman ruins of Volubilis stand out.
In Rabat, architectural monuments testify to a former French presence. In the rest of the country, various treasures of Muslim civilization await your curiosity: the Kasbah in Oudayyas, the green expanse of Menard gardens?
The landscapes do not come to rest. Between sea and mountains, desert sands and green plains, magnificent, breathtaking panoramas open up to quench your thirst for tranquility and natural beauty; enchanting, vivid images with a wealth of resilient culture take you into the harshest natural environment.
Geography of Morocco is like the geography of USA; both are located in the Marginal which give them a powerful position all countries dream of.
Geography of Morocco, a melting pot of dynasties and cultures.
Every country has its own history: historical facts, events and milestones that are still told today in order to give the country a historical value. A country’s history is one of those events worth remembering, and the history of Morocco is the best example of that. Thanks to the different dynasties that have succeeded each other over the years: Idrissid dynasty, Almoravid dynasty, Almohad dynasty, Merini dynasty, Saadi dynasty and Alawid dynasty, Morocco is considered an internationally recognized multicultural country where different types of cultural heritage have been recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Morocco is one of the most popular destinations among foreign tourists. Those fascinated by nature, history, art of living and Moroccan hospitality will be very pleased with their stay in Morocco.
The geography of Morocco attracts millions of tourists all over the world each year. Enjoy us and discover Morocco with Marrakech Journeys.
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MARRAKESH JOURNEYS is a Moroccan travel agency company based in London, United Kingdom, with two commercial branches in the Kingdom of Morocco (Marrakech/Casablanca), Active legally in Morocco since 2019 & in UK since 2021, we offer a variety of guided tours of Marrakesh and the most attractive tourist areas in Morocco. We offer a selection of circuits, activities, excursions and guided visits around the country, offering to our clients so much more than just an unforgettable vacation! More…