Official name: Kingdom of Morocco
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Area: 446,550 sq. km
Official languages: Arabic, Tamazight
Other languages: Darija ( Arabic dialect), French ( often the language of business, government and policy)
Population: 33 million (2014 est.)
Religions: Muslim (99%), Christians, Jews (1%)
Independence day: 2 May 1956 from France
Structure of Government:
Executive: The monarchy is hereditary. The monarch is the Chief of State. He appoints the Prime Minister from the majority party following legislative elections, as well as the other members of the government.
Legislative: The bicameral Parliament consists of the Chamber of Advisors and the Chamber of Representatives. Members of the Parliament are elected for 5-year terms.
Judicial: The Court of Cassation and the Constitutional Court are the highest courts.
Foreign policy: Morocco is a member of AU, UN, UN Security Council (non-permanent member), AMU, Arab League, IMF, ILO, WTO, UNHCR, WHO, UNESCO, IOM, UNIDO, G-11, OECD (partner), etc.
GDP: 96, 130 billion USD (2013 est.)
Main economic resources: mining, barley, wheat, citrus fruits, grapes, tourism, etc.
Major Trading Partners: France, Spain, India, Brazil, USA, Saudi Arabia
Mixed legal system of civil law based on French law and Islamic law.
Regional: Visit the website of: AMU, etc
International: United Nations Treaty Series Online collection
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