The population of Morocco
The population of Morocco is more than 33 million people.
National composition of Morocco presented:
- other nations (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Jews).
Berbers are divided into communities, each of whichHe lives in the mountains. Thus, the Middle Atlas populated tamazitami and Rif Mountains - Rif peoples. In Morocco, you can find Ihor Kharatin-Moroccans who settled in major cities and oases (Moroccan south).
In the 1st quarter.km 70 people live, but the most densely populated areas in the north and west of the country. On the Atlantic Coastal Plains, and 240-300 people live in the northwestern foothills of the Atlas and Rif per 1 square km, and in Casablanca and do for 1 sq km is home to more than 600 people. As for the uninhabited territories, and include the south-eastern regions of the country (population density - 1-2 people per 1 square kilometer).
Official language - Arabic, but less common languages are French and Spanish and purebred Berber speak only Berber language.
Big cities: Rabat, Marrakech, Casablanca, Fez, Tangier, Agadir, Meknes, Tetouan Sale.
98% of the inhabitants of Morocco are Muslim (Sunni), and the rest are followers of Judaism and Christianity.
Female population on average live to 74 and men - up to 69 years. Moroccans generally die from diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
In Morocco, a fairly high level of healthservice (the country occupies the 17th place on the quality of health services), but it applies only to major cities (Rabat, Casablanca), which opened medical facilities with modern equipment. Widespread in the country is traditional medicine - here, in special pharmacies, you can buy many herbs and herbal teas for the treatment of various diseases.
Before going to Morocco it is advisable to do preventive vaccination against malaria.
Traditions and customs of the inhabitants of Morocco
Moroccans - friendly and hospitable people belonging to guests with special respect: they surround them with care and attention and treat them the best food, which is in the house.
Of particular importance Moroccans give weddingtraditions. Before the wedding the bride should take a ceremonial bath, after which the women paint on her hands and feet with henna patterns, make bright makeup and beautiful styling. As for the wedding ceremony, the couple during the ceremony should still sit on thrones in front of guests.
Going to Morocco?
- no hugs on the street and do not wear too revealing clothes;
- if you are persistently pester guides and street vendors, answer them firm and polite refusal;
- do not take pictures of police, military people and military installations;
- if you do not want to upset with you, do not refuse an invitation to go on a visit to the Moroccans.