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Atlas of Morocco

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المغرب
Maroc

العربية [1]'المغرب - المملكة المغربية

المغرب أو المملكة المغربية هي دولة في شمال غرب أفريقيا. تقع على ضفاف البحر الأبيض المتوسط والمحيط الأطلسي. لها حدود شرقا مع الجزائر، جنوبا مع موريتانيا، كما أن لها حدود مع إسبانيا و منطقة الصحراء الغربية المتنازع عليها.

Français Maroc - Royaume du Maroc

Le Maroc est un pays au nord-ouest de l'Afrique appartenant au Maghreb. Il est bordé par l'océan Atlantique à l'Ouest, par le détroit de Gibraltar et la mer Méditerranée au Nord, par l'Algérie à l'Est et par la Mauritanie au Sud, au-delà du Sahara Occidental. Le Maroc a pour capitale Rabat. Le régime politique du Maroc est une monarchie constitutionnelle dont le souverain actuel est Mohammed VI. Le Maroc est membre de la Ligue arabe et de l'Organisation de la conférence islamique.

English Morocco - Kingdom of Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is a country in North Africa. It has a long coastline on the Atlantic Ocean that reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea. It borders ► Algeria to the east, the Mediterranean Sea and a relatively thin water border ► Spain (► Andalusia) and ► Gibraltar to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to its west, where the ► Canary Islands and ► Madeira lie. There are also two Spanish exclaves bordering Morocco to the north. The border to the south is disputed. Morocco claims ownership of ► Western Sahara and has administered most of the territory since 1975. This claim also brings a border with ► Mauritania. This map shows the location of Morocco (incl. Sahara).


Short name  Morocco
Official  name Kingdom of Morocco
Status Independent country since 1956
Location North Africa
Capital [2]الرباط (Rabat)
Population 33,241,259 inhabitants
Area 446,550 km²
Major  languages Arabic, Berber (both official), French (commonly used)
Major  religions Islam
More information Morocco, Geography of Morocco, History of Morocco and Politics of Morocco
More  images Morocco - Morocco (Category).

General maps

LocationMorocco.svg Location of Morocco (excl. Sahara)
Localisation du Maroc (excl. Sahara occidental)
Map of Morocco from CIA World Factbook.png Map of Morocco
Carte du Maroc
Maroc carte.gif Same map in French
Même carte en français
MoroccoWesternSaharaOMC closer.jpg Map including Western Sahara

Terrain maps

Un-morocco.png Map of rivers, mountains & towns
Morocco Topography.png Terrain map with elevations

Political maps

3 maps morocco.PNG Three versions of Morocco
Trois versions du Maroc
Marokko-regions-nr.png Regions of Morocco
Subdivisions du Maroc
REGMAROC.jpg Regions of Morocco
Subdivisions du Maroc
Map of Morocco and Western Sahara-fr.svg Regions of Morocco
Subdivisions du Maroc

Maps of Western Sahara

The former Spanish Sahara was annexed by Morocco as the Southern Provinces, but its sovereignity is disputed by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. See also the Atlas of Western Sahara.

Cartes du Sahara Occidental

Le Sahara occidental, appelé Sahara marocain au Maroc, est un territoire de 266 000 km² du nord-ouest de l'Afrique, bordé par le Maroc au nord, l'Algérie au nord est, la Mauritanie à l'est et au sud, tandis que sa côte ouest donne sur l'océan Atlantique.

LocationmoroccowithSO.png Location of Morocco and Western Sahara
Localisation du Maroc et Sahara occidental
Western sahara walls moroccan.png The Moroccan Wall
Le Mur marocain
Western sahara map showing morocco and polisaro.gif Morocco and Polisario in Western Sahara
SADR location.png Morocco and Polisario in Western Sahara

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Morocco, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Morocco.

Iberomaurisiense-Capsiense.png The Ibero-Mauritan culture (appr. 10.000 BCE)
La culture ibéromaurusienne
CarthageMap.png Location of Carthage and Carthaginian influence sphere before the Second Punic War (264 BC)
Roman expansion 264 BC Shepherd.jpg Territorial development of the Roman Empire 264 BC-192, including the conquest of present Morocco
Développement territoriale de l'Empire romain 264 AC-192
Map of Rome and Carthage at the start of the Second Punic War.svg The Roman Republic and Carthago in 218, just prior to the Second Punic War
La fr:République Romain et Carthage, 218
Hannibal route of invasion.gif Hannibals invasion in the Punic Wars
Roman Empire.png The extent of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire;
   133 BC
   44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
   AD 14 (death of Augustus)
   117 (maximum extension)
Romia Imperio.png Map of the Roman Empire in 116
Roman empire.png Roman Empire in 117
Roman empire 395.jpg Roman Empire divided 395
Theodosius I's empire.png The division of the Empire after the death of Theodosius I, ca.395 AD superimposed on modern borders.
Extent of Western Roman Empire 395.png Western Roman Empire 395
Invasions of the Roman Empire 1.png Invasions of the Roman Empire 100-500
Karte völkerwanderung.jpg Invasions of the Roman Empire 100-500
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Almoravid-empire-en.svg Empire of the Almoravides
Conquêtes des Saadiens.svg Conquests of the Saadi dynasty
Marrocoprotectorate.png Divided Morocco and Spanish Sahara
Morocco-spanish-protectorate-1955-a.svg Spanish Protectorate of Morocco

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Marocco from observations in 1830.jpg Morocco in 1830

Other maps

Berber-map.png Berber language map

Satellite maps

Modis morocco lrg.jpg Satellite map
Satellite image of Morocco in January 2002.jpg Satellite map

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  1. Romanization: al-Maghrib - Al-Mamlakah al-Maghribīyyah.
  2. Romanization: ar-Rabāṭ.

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