Geographic Location of Morocco

Geographic Location of Morocco

Morocco is located in North Africa.

The geographical location of Morocco is very advantageous as it is in the middle of two worlds:

Europe and Africa.

Being situated on the western coast of North Africa, Morocco has cultural traits from many corners of the world, having also influences on other countries in the region.

Morocco is a mix of Arab and Amazigh, having spread throughout its territory immense tribes belonging to these two ethnic groups.

Sea in Agadir, Moroccan Beach

Sea in Agadir, Moroccan Beach

Morocco borders two Spanish cities, Ceuta and Melilla, which are the Spanish enclaves in North Africa.

Morocco also share the border with Algeria and Mauritania.

The border between Morocco and Algeria has been closed since 1994.

Morocco’s coastline is very beautiful and long: on the west Atlantic Ocean coast, following north to the Strait of Gibraltar, and then followed by the Mediterranean Sea.

Morocco is the 57th largest country in the world.

The geography of Morocco is very diverse.

There are mountains, coast, desert, steppe and oasis within the same territory, creating a unique country and great natural wonders.

Dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco Desert

Dunes of Erg Chebbi, Morocco Desert

A large part of Morocco are mountains.

The Atlas Mountains extend all over the country being divided into three groups: Anti Atlas, Middle Atlas and High Atlas.

The Rif Mountains are located in the north.

Virtually all mountainous areas of Morocco are inhabited mainly by Amazigh (Berber) people.

Map of Morocco

Map with the most important cities of Morocco.

Map of Morocco

Map of Morocco