GEOGRAPHY. Morocco is located in the northwest corner of Africa and is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea .
While most of them flow towards the Atlantic Ocean, only one major river flows to the North. Since Morocco has few rivers and no lake, these rivers have cultural and economic importance.
Morocco is a Northern African country, located in the extreme north west of Africa on the edge of continental Europe. The strait of Gibraltar separates Spain off Morocco with a 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) span of water. Morocco borders the North Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the west Mediterranean Sea to the north.
It is the only African country with coastal exposure to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Its area—excluding the territory of Western Sahara, which Morocco controls—is slightly larger than the U.S. state of California.
Morocco , located in northern Africa, is in both the northern and western hemispheres . Morocco is bordered by the countries of Algeria and Western Sahara, as well as the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, and Strait of Gibraltar.
5 OCEANS AND SEAS It is an almost completely landlocked body of water that lies between southern Europe, north Africa and southwest Asia. Morocco’s western coast faces the Atlantic Ocean.
In general the country has a tropical climate , with temperatures reaching as high as 35°C (95°F) and as low as 5°C (41°F) in the Sahara. The coast has a warm, Mediterranean climate tempered on the eastern coast by southwest trade winds whilst inland areas have a hotter, drier, continental climate .
Morocco consists of a central spine of mountains flanked by deserts and plains. The Atlas chain is really four separate ranges. In the far south, the Anti-Atlas marks the beginning of the Sahara proper and cuts off the Morocco of cities and settled agriculture from the Sahara desert.
Given the country’s location on the northern tip of Africa, with coastlines on both the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, its flavors are mainly influenced by both its European and Mediterranean neighbors, but traditional African, Middle Eastern and even South American flavors make their way into favorite Moroccan