Morocco travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Morocco 🇲🇦

Morocco is part of Africa with main city at Rabat. Its Developing country with a population of 33M people. The main currency is Moroccan Dirham. The languages spoken are Arabic. the Kingdom of Morocco is the formal name of Morocco It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~18.63 °C   🌧 ~26.05 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 33M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Morocco.  We haven’t changed the level of advice - 'Exercise a high degree of caution' in Morocco overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Do not travel to within 30 kilometres of the northern or western side of the Berm. Do not travel to all areas of the Western Sahara south and east of the Berm.

issued date: May 1, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

Morocco uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Morocco uses the Moroccan dirham (symbol: ?.?.), code MAD.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50 and 20 dirhams. Dirham is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 dirhams and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 centimes.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Morocco. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Morocco. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Morocco is on average 3.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Morocco is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 111.15 MAD, which includes 10 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Inwi, Maroc Telecom or Orange. Morocco uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Morocco upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Morocco, dial +, then 212 (the country code for Morocco), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Morocco, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 520 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Morocco you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on undivided highways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 40 km/h (24 mph) in residential areas and 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas.

Last updated: October 8, 2019