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  Morocco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Morocco was the first nation to recognize the fledgling United States in 1777 and has the oldest non-broken friendship treaty with the country, the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship, which has been in effect since 1783.
Morocco is a constitutional monarchy, with a popularly-elected parliament.
Morocco claims that the Western Sahara is part of its territory and refers to that as its Southern Provinces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Morocco   (2486 words)

 Demographics of Morocco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arabic is Morocco's official language (it is the "classical" Arabic of the Qur'an, literature and news media).
French, which remains Morocco's unofficial third language, is taught universally and still serves as Morocco's primary language of commerce and economics; it also is widely used in education and government.
Casablanca is the center of commerce and industry and the leading port; Rabat is the seat of government; Tangier is the gateway to Morocco from Spain and also a major port; "Arab" Fez is the cultural and religious center; and "Berber" Marrakech is a major tourist center.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Morocco   (593 words)

 Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Morocco has annexed Western Sahara but this is not universally recognised.
Morocco was the first nation to recognize fledging American republic in 1777 and has the oldest non-broken friendship with this country since 1783 : the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship.
The King of Morocco is an active leader although decreasingly Political parties are legal and a plethora them exist.
www.freeglossary.com /Morocco   (859 words)

Morocco annexed Western Sahara in the 1970s (which was a colony under the Spaniards since the 19th century, and previous to that, an area of Moroccan influence), but this has not been recognised by many nations.
Morocco was the first nation to recognize the fledging American republic in 1777, and has the oldest non-broken friendship treaty with this country since 1783: the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship.
Algeria borders Morocco to the east and southeast (the Algerian border is closed).
www.aaaah.org /wiki/en/mo/Morocco.htm   (414 words)

 Morocco - Psychology Central
Morocco original indigenous people were the Berbers, often referred to in modern ethnic activist circles as "Amazigh," or more commonly generically as Berber or by their regional ethnic identity, such as Chleuh.
Morocco became a French protectorate by the signing of the Treaty of Fez on March 30, 1912.
Morocco invaded and annexed Western Sahara between 1975 to 1978, which had been a province under the Spaniards, but this annexation has been recognized only by four nations.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Morocco   (1685 words)

 NITLE Arab World Project
The principal crops of Morocco are cereals, particularly wheat and barley (4.8 million metric tons in 2001); root crops such as potatoes and sugar beets (1.1 million); vegetables including tomatoes and melons (3.2 million); fruits, particularly grapes and dates (2.6 million); and sugarcane (1.3 million).
Morocco's unit of currency is the dirham, consisting of 100 centimes (10.63 dirhams equal U.S.$1; 2000 average).
Morocco is a hereditary monarchy, governed under a constitution promulgated in 1996.
arabworld.nitle.org /map.php?module_id=4&country_id=2   (3767 words)

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Morocco needs absolute terms, and relative to public investment, has been to make a greater effort in the development of human capi- associated with improvements in the efficiency of investment tal and in the social sectors in general.
Morocco is engaged in nego- Morocco will benefit relatively less in the short run from the tiations concerning the formation of a Free Trade Accord worldwide reductions in developed country tariffs on indus- (FTA) with the EU.
For example, its unit Morocco reached a temporary agreement with the EU for labor costs in the sector are estimated to be 58, 100, and its tomato and zucchini exports for the 1994/95 season.
www-wds.worldbank.org /servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/1996/08/01/000009265_3961214182006/Rendered/INDEX/multi0page.txt   (14802 words)

 Tortoise Trust Web - The trade in tortoise-derived souvenir products in Morocco.
Morocco's biological resources generally are reported to be suffering from serious degradation despite the designation of wildlife reserves (Duvall, 1988).
Investigations by the authors over as period of 5 years reveal that Testudo graeca graeca is currently threatened by collecting for household pets and 'medicinal' use in Morocco, for manufacture of tourist souvenirs and by habitat losses resulting from human population growth and climatic change which have promoted desertification, urbanisation and the intensification of agriculture.
Tourist education, the introduction of laws protecting T. graeca within Morocco and the encouragement of traders to stock banjos and bellows manufactured from alternative materials such as gourds and ceramics are all areas to which attention should be directed.
www.tortoisetrust.org /articles/banjo.html   (2981 words)

 IPR Country Guide: Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Morocco boasts the largest phosphate reserves in the world, a diverse agricultural sector, rich fisheries, a sizable tourist industry, a growing manufacturing sector (especially in the clothing industry), and considerable inflows of funds from Moroccans working abroad.
Most of Morocco's trade is with Europe, with France alone accounting for about a quarter of Morocco's imports and a third of its exports.
Morocco will face serious problems in the coming years, such as its 16 percent unemployment rate and growing public deficit and trade deficit.
www.infoprod.co.il /country/morocc1a.htm   (706 words)

 The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality: Morocco
Fertile plains extend the length of the Atlantic coastline: in the regions from the center-north, the plain of Fès-Saiss; to the south, the plain of Souss-Massa; and to the south-southwest, the Tadla.
In 429, Morocco underwent the invasion of the Vandals.
In Morocco, the causes of vaginismus are, most often, a restrictive religious education, negative beliefs relative to the anatomy of the hymen, misconceptions about the mechanism of penetration, and sexual assault traumas (rapes and attempted rapes), which, unlike in the West, are rarely reported.
www2.hu-berlin.de /sexology/IES/morocco.html   (8957 words)

 Travel Morocco
Morocco was the first nation to recognize the fledging United States in 1777 and has the oldest non-broken friendship treaty with the country, the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship, which has been in effect since 1783.
Morocco was facing aggression from the crusading kingdoms of Iberia and the Ottoman Empire that was sweeping westward.
Morocco's primary economic challenge is to accelerate growth in order to reduce high levels of unemployment.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/205/travel-morocco.html   (2039 words)

 LPF Morocco - Coordinates
Under the 1992 constitution, Morocco is an Islamic state headed by an hereditary monarch.
Morocco boosts women's rights "The aim is to draw up a modern Family Law which is consistent with the spirit of our tolerant religion" King Mohammed VI October 2003
Divorce divides Morocco and W Sahara In the Sahara divorce can be a reason to party.
www.lpf.com /adventure/morocco/coordinates.html   (654 words)

 Riad Marocco - Riad Maroc - Riyad Marocco
Marrakech, known as the "Pearl of the South," is a city in southwestern Morocco in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.
Main article: Demographics of Morocco The official number of residents is 450,000; however the population is estimated to be around one million.
Prior to the reign of Moulay Ismail the Bloodthirsty, Marrakech was the capital of Morocco.
www.riad-online.com /uk/marrakech.htm   (146 words)

 Demographic trends (from Morocco) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Morocco's population is growing at a slightly faster rate than that of countries outside Africa, but it is well below the average for those in the Middle East and North Africa.
Nonetheless, Morocco has a large population for its size that is highly concentrated in the most habitable areas.
(Area and population figures refer to Morocco as constituted prior to the purported division of Western Sahara between Morocco and Mauritania and the subsequent Moroccan occupation of the...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-214373   (845 words)

 Air Force Magazine
Demographic change could turn the heartland of Western culture into an Islamic redoubt.
Demographers tell us that the fertility replacement rate is 2.1 children per woman.
Demographic projections are far from being rock-solid, of course.
www.afa.org /magazine/July2005/0705europe.asp   (2520 words)

 ScienceDaily: Demographics of morocco
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www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/demographics_of_morocco   (905 words)

 Morocco, Indiana IN, town profile (Newton County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Morocco, IN Morocco is a town in Newton County, in the Chicago metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Morocco was $17,776, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Morocco, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=5563   (457 words)

 WAAC: Demographics of Morocco
Even demographic books, such as the World Bank's and the CIA's do not mention them, except as part of the "other," which total one percent of the population.
Djerbi, also known as Tamezret and Nafusi, a Tamazight language, found on the Mediterranean island of Djerba, located in southeastern Tunisia, some villages south of Djerba, southern Tunisia, some areas of Tunis (Pacha, old Medina (city), and Bab Souika streets), the Tamezret village near Zeraoua and Taoujjout, and south of Gabes.
It is also found in Libya and in Algeria (referred to as "Chaoui" in the latter country), and is similar to Tarifit, found in Algeria and Morocco.
www.waac.info /library/Demography/tunisia/languages.html   (385 words)

 A journey from Seattle to the Sahara to join the cyber-hippie culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The music would be intense and hypnotic, the dancing would thump 'round the clock and I would be among thousands of freaks and geeks from far away countries, running about willy-nilly with no inhibitions and taking drugs to feel all gooey and insightful and at one with the universe and whathaveyou.
In Morocco, for instance, there are goats in the trees -- olive trees loaded with fl goats that seem like they must have flown to the top branches with invisible wings.
The demographics of our group looked like this -- six men and three women ranging in age from 18 to 38, four of them currently or formerly employed by Microsoft, three working at dot-coms (InfoSpace and AskMe), one former Boeing contractor and one journalist.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /lifestyle/morocco08.shtml   (3541 words)

 Morocco Economy News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News
in Turkey, 68 to 27 percent in Morocco, and a remarkable 93 percent to 5...
Morocco [press release]: Issue of Spanish Paper Banned Because of Article By Ali Lmrabet
Morocco: First EUR 70 million FEMIP loan in Morocco's health sector and launch of Capital North Africa Venture Fund
www.einnews.com /morocco/newsfeed-MoroccoEconomy   (1113 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In 1860, Spain occupied northern Morocco and ushered in a half century of trade rivalry among European powers that saw Morocco's sovereignty steadily eroded; in 1912, the French imposed a protectorate over the country.
Morocco faces problems typical for developing countries: restraining government spending, reducing constraints on private activity and foreign trade, and achieving sustainable growth.
In 2005 GDP growth slipped to 1.8% and the budget deficit rose sharply - to 7.5% of GDP - because of substantial increases in wages and oil subsidies.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/mo.html   (1125 words)

 Peace Corps Online | January 1, 2003: Headlines: COS - Morocco: Demographics: Migration: Montana Business Quarterly: ...
Morocco RPCV Douglas J. Young writes about Migration Patterns Vary by Age and Region
Every parent of a Montana high school or college student knows this statistic to be true: Young people between the ages of 20 and 29 are leaving the state in significant numbers.
Lucanus Martin was a graduate student at MSU- Bozeman and is currently volunteering with the Peace Corps in Morocco.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2020813.html   (1103 words)

 Morocco - Gurupedia
It has a long coastline on the Atlantic Ocean which reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the
Morocco is divided into 37 provinces and 2 wilayas*: Agadir, Al Hoceima, Azilal, Beni Mellal, Ben Slimane, Boulemane,
Off the Atlantic coast are the Canary Islands and Madeira and across the Mediterranean to the north is Spain.
www.gurupedia.com /m/mo/morocco.htm   (332 words)

 Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Morocco reports mysterious deaths of 336 cattle egrets
Morocco to recover archaeological items seized by France
Morocco's security services violated human rights - Report
www.insideafrica.com /html/morocco.html   (626 words)

 Arab American Demographics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Their Arab heritage reflects a culture that is thousands of years old and includes 22 Arab countries as diverse as Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Yemen, Tunisia and Palestine.
Every ten years, the Census takes the demographic pulse of the population, collecting information ranging from family size and citizenship to education, income, and occupation.
A question on “ancestry” or ethnic origin gives us a snapshot of that segment of the country, which identifies with an Arabic-speaking origin.
www.aaiusa.org /demographics.htm   (874 words)

 AdvertisingAge - Digital Edition
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 Amazon.com: The Clustered World : How We Live, What We Buy, and What It All Means About Who We Are: Books: Michael J. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
With their number-crunching ability, it's now possible to identify many characteristics shared by residents of specific neighborhoods, including age, income level, education, buying habits, favorite forms of entertainment and consumption of brand-name products.
Weiss is one of the pioneers in developing this form of demographic profile, first introduced in 1988 in his book, The Clustering of America.
Although others have written about the nine nations of North America (Joel Garreau), various "tribes" across the nation, and demographics in general, Michael Weiss stands head and shoulders above all of them in providing the definitive reference work that is also a form of novel about America.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0316929204?v=glance   (2080 words)

 Morocco Travel & Tourism News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Morocco Travel & Tourism News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News
He cited Morocco, where Sh 300 billion had been spent...
held at the Hyatt Regency in Casablanca, Morocco from 5th to 7th March, 2006.
www.einnews.com /morocco/newsfeed-MoroccoTourism   (1027 words)

 L A S S R I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Peruse the extensive photographs and descriptions of Morocco's history, ethnic groups, festivals, music, cuisine, architecture, and crafts.
Study a map, and access photos and descriptions of the Imperial Cities, the Deep South, and the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Morocco.
Cultural guide to Morocco explains customs, describes the food, and offers tips on the best way to get to the country.
hem.passagen.se /raiss/maroc.html   (411 words)

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