A North African Country located at the crossroads of Africa and Europe with rich culture, and a blend of Arab, Berber, European and African influences.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit Morocco is autumn (September-November) or early Spring (March-April).
July is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 29°C (84°F), and the coldest is January at 12.5°C (55°F). The wettest month is November, with an average of 40.6mm of rain.
Most of Morocco, particularly along the coast, experiences a typical Mediterranean climate, with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. The rainy season extends from November to March.
Morocco is a safe country to travel to as long as you understand its laws and cultural customs.
Its crime rates are relatively low but be aware of scammers and pickpockets, which can be common in Morocco.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The official language is Moroccan Arabic (known as Darija). English is not widely spoken, but French and Spanish are.
Currency: The Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
Banks & ATMs:
The leading banks in Morocco are:
Attijariwafa Bank, Banque Populaire du Maroc, and Bank of Africa.
Plugs and Sockets:
There are two associated plug types, types C and E.
Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins, and plug type E is the plug which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. Morocco operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Morocco, a Muslim country, has a tolerant yet traditional culture with solid values. Clothing should be modest. Make sure to dress conservatively to respect the local people and their culture.