The North African country of Morocco has 1,2000 miles of coastline with the Atlantic Ocean to the west that extends to the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea to the north. It shares borders with Algeria in the east and Western Sahara in the south.
Morocco is an extraordinary tourist destination offering a distinct culture and a diversity of attractions. Tourists in the country may enjoy the superb beaches of the seaside towns, the landscapes of the Sahara Desert, the magnificent cities rich in culture and history, nature and unique mountain towns. Among the most visited cities is Marrakech, nicknamed the “red city” for its buildings of beaten clay. In Marrakech you will find impressive palaces, mosques, gardens and an attractive medina. Other major cities are Fez, the remarkable capital of Fès-Meknès region, as well as Casablanca, Tangier and Meknes. Ouarzazate is the ideal destination if you are looking for a desert city. With the desert just to the south, it is also a gateway for excursions in the Sahara Desert. Morocco’s beautiful capital, Rabat, is on the Atlantic coast featuring Islamic and French-colonial architecture, and famous landmarks such as Hassan Tower. To discover more about Morocco view the live streaming webcams.
Population: estimated 39,5 million people
Other major cities: Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tangier
Climate: Mediterranean, Sub-Mediterranean, Continental, Alpine and Semi-arid
Popular attractions: Rabat, Asilah resort, Essaouira beaches, Hassan II Mosque (Casablanca), Fes El Bali, Bahia Palace, Kutubiyya Mosque (Marrakesh), Dadès Gorges, Merzouga (desert town), archaeological site of Volubilis, Chefchaouen Medina, Hercules Caves (Tangier), Ouarzazate city