Facts about Morocco. The magic of Morocco can engulf the mind and spirit with its past rich and rich in history. From snow-capped mountains to the dunes of the Sahara. Passing by the beautiful beaches bordering the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, Morocco is a place like no other. The diversity of the Moroccan people is as varied as the landscape itself.
Facts About Morocco Population
Berber tribes, Rif and Arab
One-third of the population is made up of several Berber tribes. Originating from the Rif and Atlas mountains, the other two-thirds are predominantly Arab. In 2002, 55% of the population lived in cities (35% in 1971 and 51% in 1994). About 1.7 million Moroccans (mainly Berbers) live and work abroad, most of them in France. In Holland, there are 260,000 Moroccans.
Almost 35% of the population is under 15 years old. The average life expectancy of men is 66 years, that of women 71.
Arabic is the official language but the Berbers speak their own languages (there are several). Spoken Arabic is very different from classical written Arabic. French is the old colonial language and still widely used. Spanish is used in the northern coastal areas. We were surprised to find that more and more people also speak English.
Morocco build a reputation
In recent years, Morocco has started to build a reputation for itself. As a country with excellent golf courses, in part. Because the country’s King Hassan II was an internationally ranked golfer. And those who created courses in the country did so in a very professional manner.
Slowly but surely, the number of real estate developments developing particularly around Morocco’s sixteen best golf courses in Marrakech, Rabat, Casablanca, and Agadir has increased according to demand. In total, Morocco has over thirty golf courses. And there are now a number of tour operators offering golf vacations in Morocco. This area of tourism is therefore growing rapidly and is an area. That a real estate investor might wish to explore.
In addition to targeting the golfing tourist. An investor must consider that the demand for properties for resale around the best courses. Is already quite intense and will only intensify further. So that those with more sums can buy in this period of time. Prediction from Morocco. Growth in real estate prices.
Morocco is a country that is advancing into the 21st century while retaining a wealth of traditions and history. Its progressive leader actively encourages foreign investment and intends to strengthen the country’s international profile. It is at the start of a real estate and infrastructure development program. Should put it firmly on the map of investors and visitors.
More facts and reasons to live in Morocco:
- This is an exciting opportunity to invest in a new area of growth
- Morocco is less than 3 hours flight from England and most other European cities
- Recognized by the rich and famous as the place to see – much like Marbella in the 70s
- Moroccan government actively supports and promotes resort areas to attract foreign owners
- The cost of living is low – so you can afford to spoil yourself
- The climate is hot and sunny with extremely low rainfall
- The countryside is beautiful and mountainous, with beautiful Mediterranean beaches