Morocco

Flag of MoroccoMorocco (Arabic: المغرب‎ al-Maghrib, Amṛṛuk or Lmɣrib), officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is the most westerly of the North African countries. It is one of three countries (Spain, France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, and it also has a rugged mountain interior. The Arabic name al-Mamlakat al-Maghribiyyah (Arabic: المملكة المغربية‎), which translates to "The Western Kingdom", and Al-Maghrib (Arabic: المغرب‎), or Maghreb, meaning "The West", are commonly used as alternate names.

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General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

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Experts

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Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout
  • The 'Google for data', providing statistical data in graphs, tables and charts. Zanran data and statistics

Internet resources

  • Compiled by the University Library of Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main and the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. Has a database of Internet resources with more than 4900 websites on Sub-Saharan Africa. ilissAfrica internet resources
  • Links to freely available Africa-related material provided by the Nordic Africa Institute. Guide to Africa on the Internet

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC
  • Is a library of homemade movies and amateur films illustrating French colonial history in Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Congo, the CAR, Cameroon, Benin, Madagascar and Indochina. Cinémémoire Films d'Archives

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb

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