Facts

  • Morocco is the most popular tourist destination in Africa.
  • Tourism is one of the key sectors of the Moroccan economy.
  • Morocco is investing in its port, transportation, and industrial infrastructure to position itself as a center for business throughout Africa.
  • Many Europeans winter in Morocco.
    • 3 month visas can be extended once, for a maximum of a 6 month stay.

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Security

  • Morocco is considered generally safer than other North African countries, however there are times of unrest.
  • Hustlers can be a problem throughout Morocco, especially inย Tangier.
  • There are often reports of corruption, thefts, and break-ins.
  • Tourists are often obliged to pay an โ€œanti-terroristโ€ tax of โ‚ฌ90, although it is not known if this is an official charge.
  • The is a much terrorism along southern border with Western Sahara and this region should be considered very dangerous.
  • Homosexuality remains criminalized and is punishable with a prison term in both Morocco and Western Sahara.

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