Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is the westernmost country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and has land borders with Algeria to the east, and the disputed territory of Western Sahara to the south. Morocco also claims the Spanish exclaves of Ceuta, Melilla and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, and several small Spanish-controlled islands off its coast. Morocco spans an area of 710,850 km², with a population of 37 million. Its predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Arabic and Berber. The Moroccan dialect of Arabic, and French are also widely spoken. Moroccan culture is a vibrant mix of Berber, Arab, and European cultures, and its capital is Rabat, while largest city is Casablanca.

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Fossil of mosasaur with bizarre 'screwdriver teeth' found in Morocco

Mosasaur, about twice the size of a dolphin, with rigid "screwdriver" teeth, found in Morocco.

66-Million-Year-Old Sturgeon Fossil Found in Morocco

Discoveries at a new fossil site in Morocco suggest that giant arthropods ruled the seas 470 million years ago.

Giant Predatory Mosasaur Unearthed in Morocco

Paleontologists have unearthed several fossilized bones of plesiosaurs in Morocco's Kem Kem beds. Traditionally thought to be marine reptiles, the finding suggests that some plesiosaur species were adapted to tolerate freshwater, possibly even spending their lives there, like today’s river dolphins.

Space for All: Bringing Astronomy to Remote Mountain Villages in Morocco

Fossil of Earliest Known Ankylosaur Unearthed in Morocco

World’s oldest known beads found in Morocco

Early Humans Used Bone Tools To Produce Clothing in Morocco 120,000 Years Ago

New Mosasaur Species Unearthed in Morocco