Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 15
  • Police: 19
  • Fire dept: 15
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: none
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid and rabies, polio, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

Health risks

No vaccination required

Doctor consultation fees
between DHS 200 and DHS 300 for a consultation with a general practitioner and between DHS 250 and DHS 400 for a specialist consultation
Quality of public medical facilities
average
Tap water
not advisable to drink

Practical information

Capital
Rabat
Major towns and cities
Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, Tangier
Official languages
Arabic
GDP
USD 86.7 billion
Population
34 million
Area
458.700 km²
Currency

Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
Check the exchange rate

Time zone
UTC (0) (+1 in summer)
Country code
+212 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Casablanca (CMN)

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

30 July: Throne Day
After the summer harvest: moussems
18 November: Independence Day
Eid-al-Fitr: End of Ramadan
Eid al-Adha: Festival of Sacrifice

Climate
Mediterranean, desert inland.
Best time to visit
May to October. July to August very hot inland.
Best places to visit

Agadir
Draa Valley
Essaouira
Marrakech
Medina of Fez
Meknes
M'Goun mountain
Ouarzazate
Rabat
Todra Gorge

Housing
approximately €430 / month for a studio apartment in Marrakech

Partenaires

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