Welcome to Morocco

Morocco, mountainous country of western North Africa it has a border to its east and south with Algeria, to the south-western Sahara. It has the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea and Straits of Gibraltar, to the north.

A large part of Morocco is mountainous. The Atlas Mountains are located mainly in the centre and the south of the country and the Rif Mountains are located in the north of the country. On the Atlantic coast there is a fertile plain.

The country offers the dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains to the ancient medinas of the main cities which have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, carpets and, tea-houses.