The Kingdom of Morocco is the most western country in North Africa. Strategically located, with coasts of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, but with a mountainous interior rugged, remained independent for centuries while developing a rich culture with Arab influences, Berbers, European and African. The Moroccan coast, bordering on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, offer many wonderful beaches as well as a certain number of coastal cities ancient and fascinating. The population is 33 million people. The official language is Arabic. The Moroccans speak a dialect of Arabic called "dariya". It is also spoken much the french, especially in large cities and in the centers of business. Morocco is a beautiful country with a rich history and a lot of cultural diversity.
Morocco was also part of the Roman Empire. Of that time are impressive ruins, especially those of Volubilis, only half an hour away by car from Rabat. In the VII century d.C., the Islamic empire began to expand by Moroccan territory. During the period of Al-Andalus (centuries VIII-XV) established great learning centers throughout the country; the most important, Al-Karaouine in Fez, one of the oldest universities in the world. To the northeast of Marrakech is situated Fez, with its beautiful walls and one of the medinas more beautiful of Africa. In its origin was headquarters imperial, and today it houses a large number of monuments, such as the Mosque Qarawiyyin, which cannot enter the non-Muslims, but that is immense. Essential lost, never better said, by its medina, a maze of narrow streets in which there is some two hundred mosques. Rabat is the capital of Morocco. Coastal city, it has a wall of five kilometers long and a series of doors, arches and medinas. From here it is easy to find other destinations of great interest, such as Meknes, Safi or the famous Casablanca, which really does not have much to do with the one we see in the famous film. Of course, the coastal route that falls from Rabat and passes through Casablanca, Safi, Essaouira and Gadir, is essential. To these destinations are to unite Tangier, Gateway from the Strait of Gibraltar, and landscapes that are agglutinated in the Sahara desert, the valleys of Dra and Dades and the National Park of Souss-Massa. Impossible not to enjoy with the beautiful beaches of the strip of coast between Agadir and Essaouira Tourist Destinations In the heart of Morocco is Marrakech, historical city that sleeps after its walls, to the cooing of mosques, minarets and gardens. Its horizon delimited by the Koutoubia Minaret, symbol of the city. At your feet, a few steps, the famous square of Djemaa El Fna Square, one of the busiest squares and amazing in the world. You should not miss the chance to walk its medina, the jewish quarter, the souk and the madrza of Ben Youssef.