Egypt and Morocco are without a doubt two of the most popular destinations in North Africa. While they’re both home to camels, ancient cultures and the sweeping Sahara Desert, they both provide two very different experiences.
Morocco has a GDP per capita of $8,600 as of 2017, while in Egypt , the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
Based on the statistics, Morocco is a bit safer than Egypt , though there is an ongoing conflict with Western Sahara.
North Africa (Tunisia, Libya , Morocco, Egypt, Algeria)
Morocco is located in northwestern Africa. Morocco is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Alboran Sea, Algeria to the east, Western Sahara to the south, and Spain (Ceuta and Melilla) to the north. Morocco is located in northwestern Africa.
With that said, let’s have a look at the poorest countries in the world according to the FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast for 2019 nominal GDP per capita. Democratic Republic of Congo. 2017 GDP per Capita: USD 439. Mozambique . 2017 GDP per Capita: USD 429. Uganda. Tajikistan. Yemen. Haiti. Ethiopia. Tanzania .
Percent of population living on less than $1.90, $3.20 and $5.50 a day
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Although Muslims are forbidden to drink alcohol , Morocco is a moderate Islamic country and you are likely to feel free to drink in moderation in private or where alcohol is being served. In medinas alcohol cannot be purchased in shops, although many riads and hotels offer it.
To sum it up, Marrakech is one of the safest cities in Morocco. You might feel a little unsafe at night , but in no moment will you be threatened or hurt. This is because Morocco has very severe penalties and the police can be very aggressive.
The best time to visit Morocco is during spring (mid- March to May ) or fall ( September to October ). The weather is warm but pleasant, unlike the cold temperatures and snow of winter, or the scorching heat of summer.
To many Americans, Tunisia and Morocco are basically the same place. Both countries are in North Africa.
Algeria – Egypt relations refer to the bilateral ties between the governments of the two Arab North African countries of Egypt and Algeria .