Distance from Morocco to Portugal is 850 kilometers. The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Morocco and Portugal is 850 km = 528 miles . If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles) from Morocco to Portugal, It takes 0.94 hours to arrive.
Portuguese expansion in Morocco (1415–1515) Portugal started to occupy parts of coastal Morocco from 1415 with the conquest of Ceuta, which was besieged unsuccessfully three years later by the Moroccans .
At its narrowest point, Spain and Morocco are separated by just 15 km by the Strait of Gibraltar. The closeness of the two countries tells a story of the history and power each country had with one another.
there are no ferries from Portugal , but from Spain: Algeciras – Tanger, Tarifa – Tanger, Algeciras – Ceuta, Malaga – Melilla, Almeria – Melilla/Nador.
1 hour, 35 minutes
Before the advent of colonization and the imposition of the protectorate on Morocco , the country was fully sovereign, independent, and united. And the Sahara was under Moroccan sovereignty. During that era there was no entity whatsoever in the Sahara that was separate from Morocco .
This map shows the division of colonized Morocco between Spain and France . The French Protectorate(green) controlled a larger portion of Morocco than the Spanish Protectorate(pink/red). The coastal city, Tangier(yellow), was an international zone while the rest of Morocco was taken over.
Portugal did stay independent from Spain since the XII century, except for a period of 60 years (1580–1640) where the king of Spain was also the heir to the Portuguese throne. Technically, Portugal is older than Spain . The Anglo- Portuguese Treaty of Windsor was signed in 1373 and is still in force.
This channel (referred to as a strait) is called the Strait of Gibraltar. The Strait of Gibraltar has Spain and Gibraltar on the European side and Morocco and Ceuta on the African side.
around 1 hour
The quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Morocco is to car ferry and drive which costs $65 – $310 and takes 5h 5m. 6 дней назад
Despite its economic progress, 4 million Moroccans remain in poverty and live on less than $4 a day. Poverty in Morocco remains an issue. Recognizing the poverty crisis in Morocco is essential to alleviating it; such a feat is possible through providing facts about poverty in Morocco to the public.
Some Moroccans believe themselves to be of mixed Arab-Berber descent or of Arab-Berber -Andalusian ancestry. There are no official figures about the exact ethnic origins of all Moroccans, but the implicitly accepted idea inside and outside Morocco is that Moroccans are essentially mixed Arab-Berbers .
Morocco is a Northern African country , bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and the annexed Western Sahara. It is one of only three nations (along with Spain and France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines.