One of the most economically important countries in North Africa, Morocco has also earned itself a spot among the top tourist destinations in Africa. Morocco has always exhibited an overwhelming mix of European and Middle East culture with only a little African touches. The sounds, the smells, the sights that you will encounter in the many Medinas of Moroccan cities is something that you have never experienced, and would be a part of your senses for the rest of your life.Morocco shares international borders with Algeria on the east, Spain to the north, Mauritania to the south and Arabian Sea to west. It is sliced right down the center by the gracious looking Atlas mountains which are perennially covered with snow, a sight that is considered alien in rest of the African continent. Morocco covers a total area of nearly 446,550 sq km; an area filled with the most stunning natural wonders and breathtaking cultural potpourri.
It is the only country in African continent which is not a member of African Union; but it is the member of Arab league and Organization of Islamic Conference. Morocco is the only country in Africa which portrays more of an Arab culture than that of a African tradition in its daily life and ways. People here are more of Arabs following Arabian traditions.
Over the years, tourism has become one of the major source of income for the economy. Seeing the potential in this sector, the Moroccan government invested lavishly in it, which resulted in an unimaginable levels of increase in tourist inflow to Morocco. The main attractions for the millions of tourists to this one of a kind country are the many scintillating beaches, the scenic wonders of Atlas Mountain and of course, the unmatched spectrum of culture and history. The ancient cities with Islamic and Roman sites are also not to be forgotten.
Rabat is the political capital of Morocco, But most of the accolades from travelers are swiped away by cities like Casablanca which is the fina