GEOGRPHY and CLIMATE of MOROCCO


Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is located in North Western Africa. It is bordered to the North by the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean sea, to the West by the Atlantic coast. Its neighboring country to the East is Algeria and to the South is Mauritania.

The territory of Morocco is approximately 710,850 square Kilometers. The Moroccan coast extends over 3,500 Km.

Main rivers

Draa (1,200 Km)
Oum Rbia (600 Km)
Sebou (500 Km)
Moulouya (450 Km)
Bouregreg (250 Km).

Main Mountains

Rif (2, 465 m)
Middle Atlas (3,326 m)
High Atlas (4,165 m)
Anti Atlas (2,531 m).


CLIMATE

Morocco is dominated by the Mediterranean climate made temperate by the influence of the Atlantic Ocean in the northern and southern parts of the country. In the center, the climate is continental with significant temperature differences. The Atlas region is moist with frequent snow falls.In the South, it's the desert climate. In the South, a desert climate prevails.


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