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  • Constitutional monarchy
  • Head of State: King Mohammed VI, since July 1999
  • Area: 710.850 km ²
  • Population (2012): 32 million people
  • Working age population (2012): 11.55 million people
  • Population density: 45 people/km ²
  • Urban population (2012): 58.5 %
  • Administrative Capital: Rabat
  • Economic Capital: Great Casablanca
  • Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
  • Official languages: Arabic, Berber
  • Spoken languages: French, English, Spanish
  • GDP (2012): MAD 828 billion (~ USD 99 billion ; MAD 802 billion in 2011)
  • GDP/ capita (2012) : MAD 25,406 (~ USD 3,000)
  • GDP structure (2011): primary sector (18.3%), secondary sector (25.5%), tertiary sector (56.1%)
  • GDP growth rate : 2.7% in 2012 ; 4.3% in 2013 (HCP estimate)
  • Domestic saving (2012) : MAD 210 billion
  • Savings rate (2012) : 24.3%
  • Inflation rate (2012) : 2.1%
  • Unemployment rate (2012) : 9%
  • Minerals: phosphate (world’s leading exporter), coal, lead, silver, zinc.

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