Morocco officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country in the west region (Maghreb region) of Africa. Morocco has a population of over 33 million and covering an area of 446,550 square kilometers. Rabat is the political capital of Morocco and Casablanca is the largest city.
Major economic derivative of Morocco is phosphate industry and the second major derivative is Tourism. In the year 2011 Morocco 10 million tourists. Government of Morocco is planning to double the efforts in tourism industry. The new objective is set to attract 20 million tourists around the world in the year 2020. Excavated city of Volubilis attracts tourists to learn roman culture and rule in Morocco. Other attracts of Morocco are
- Ouzoud Falls
- Menara Gardens
- Majorelle Botanical Gardens
- Fortified city of Ait Benhaddou
- Erg Chebbi
- Atlas and Rif mountain trekking
- Draa Valley
Morocco is an amazing country due to exotic beaches, Sahara sands, fortified cities, forts, and rich culture. Roman impact on the Morocco magnetize tourists keen to learn the impact of Roman rule on Morocco and the remains of their cities. Volubilis was a magnificent Roman city with great walls and olive industry. For many century Roman Empire earn through the industry of olive oil and through its rich fertile lands.
Atlas Mountain attracts trekkers and hikers to walk through the Atlas mountain region. Todra Gorge demand tourists to walk through the narrow tracks in the Atlas Mountain carved by the rivers at the side of Atlas Mountain.
Fortified city of Ait Benhaddou is a must see. City was comprised of six villages built with mud houses. The city is situated at caravan route between Sahara and Marrakech.
Essaouira is a fishing port built for the purpose of increasing trade between European powers. In present day time the city is a place of tourists to learn its history or surf at the bay side. People can take a trip to the city to learn its culture, history and business of arts and crafts especially making cabinet and wood-carving.