Morocco ranks 1,968th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Phrygia, Ashington, and Córdoba Province, Argentina. Memorable people born in Morocco include Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Yahya al-Mu'tasim, and Khadija Arib. Memorable people who died in Morocco include Hassan I of Morocco, Jan Janszoon, and Abu Marwan Abd al-Malik I Saadi. Morocco has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians. Morocco is located in Morocco.
Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is the westernmost country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and has land borders with Algeria to the east, and the disputed territory of Western Sahara to the south. Morocco also claims the Spanish exclaves of Ceuta, Melilla and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, and several small Spanish-controlled islands off its coast. It spans an area of 446,300 km2 (172,300 sq mi) or 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi), with a population of roughly 37 million. Its official and predominant religion is Islam, and the official languages are Arabic and Berber; the Moroccan dialect of Arabic and French are also widely spoken. Moroccan identity and culture is a vibrant mix of Berber, Arab, and European cultures. Its capital is Rabat, while its largest city is Casablanca. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 0 and 1996, Morocco was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Yahya al-Mu'tasim, and Khadija Arib. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Morocco including Hassan I of Morocco, Jan Janszoon, and Abu Marwan Abd al-Malik I Saadi.
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