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Monday, 17. June 2019 at 07:23 AM

Morocco Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Morocco is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 2.5 / 5

Travelling Morocco is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.1 / 5

Morocco shares land borders with Algeria and Algeria. For these countries, the individual warning index is 2.8 (Algeria) and 1 (Western Sahara).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Morocco due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Morocco. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/morocco-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Morocco and elsewhere in Western Sahara due to the threat of terrorism.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/morocco

Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

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Regional warning: This specific advisory covers a specific region.

Exercise increased caution in Morocco and elsewhere in Western Sahara due to the threat of terrorism.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Whilst noting that Morocco is a relatively safe country for travel, due to the threat of terrorism the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises all Maltese citizens to exercise caution in Morocco. For safety reasons Maltese nationals should avoid all travel to the border areas with Algeria, Mauritania and Mali, as well as the Western Sahara, in ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Marokko.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/marokko/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/morocco

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/morocco/

History of rating changes

This is the change history of the risk assessment of Morocco.

Changes from April 3rd 2019

The total rating for Morocco changed from 2.3 to 2.5. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Morocco to 2.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +1.0).

About Morocco

Morocco with its capital Rabat is a country in Africa (Northern Africa), slightly larger than California (446,550 km²). The country is located Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara. The climate can be described as Mediterranean, becoming more extreme in the interior. The landscape is northern coast and interior are mountainous with large areas of bordering plateaus, intermontane valleys, and rich coastal plains. With a population of about 34.27 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Rabat
Population about 34.27 million
Size 446550 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than California
Common languages Arabic, French
Timezone Africa/Casablanca with UTC offset of 0 hour(s)
Currency Dirham (short: MAD)
Common voltage (electricity) 127/220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +212
Internet Top Level Domain .ma
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 MA
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 MAR
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 504