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Last verified: Saturday, 11. July 2020 at 07:20 AM

Morocco Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Morocco

Local Situation: 3.1 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Morocco. We detected travel advisories from 8 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.2 / 5

Morocco shares a land border with 3 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Morocco), the Advisory Index is 3.2 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Spain (3.4), Algeria with 3.2 and Western Sahara with 0 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Morocco

There are currently 15,328 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Morocco. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 243 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Morocco.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Morocco

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Morocco.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Morocco from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.1 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. 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 ...

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

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Trafiken är det största säkerhetshotet. Beakta kulturella skillnader. Det finns en risk för terrordåd. Undvik demonstrationer och stora folksamlingar. Rör dig inte ensam i avlägsna trakter eller efter mörkrets inbrott.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/MA

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

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Austria

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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Marokko.

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

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

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories).

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

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til Marokko, fordi danske myndigheder vurderer, at der ud fra et forsigtighedsprincip ikke kan åbnes for Marokko af sundhedsmæssige årsager, også selvom Marokko står på EU’s liste over lande uden for EU og Schengenområdet, som det kan overvejes at åbne for. Marokko har derudover omfattende indrejserestriktioner ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/marokko/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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The Moroccan Government has extended the country’s Health State of Emergency until further notice. For travellers in some provinces, all non-essential movement is prohibited. You're only allowed to go out to work, shop for groceries and medical supplies, or for emergencies. Elsewhere in Morocco, you may leave your house, drive, and exercise outdoors within ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/morocco

Individual rating changes for Morocco

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Morocco. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 23rd 2020

The total rating for Morocco changed from 3.0 to 3.1. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Morocco to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Morocco changed from 2.9 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Morocco to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 16th 2020

The total rating for Morocco changed from 2.8 to 2.9. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Morocco to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Morocco changed from 2.6 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Morocco changed from 2.4 to 2.6. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Morocco to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from February 14th 2020

The total rating for Morocco changed from 2.6 to 2.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government decreased their existing warning for Morocco to 2.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Morocco changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 2.0.

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The Austrian government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 3.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 3.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 3.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Morocco with a rating of 3.0.

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 446.550 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than California
Common languages Arabic, French
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

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Morocco is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • destruction of vegetation)
  • land degradation/desertification (soil erosion resulting from farming of marginal areas
  • oil pollution of coastal waters
  • overgrazing
  • siltation of reservoirs
  • water supplies contaminated by raw sewage

Natural hazzards

  • flash floods
  • landslides
  • northern mountains geologically unstable and subject to earthquakes
  • periodic droughts
  • windstorms

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Morocco. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. aerospace
  2. automotive parts
  3. construction
  4. energy
  5. food processing
  6. leather goods
  7. phosphate mining
  8. processing
  9. textiles
  10. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. citrus fruits
  3. grapes
  4. livestock
  5. olives
  6. vegetables
  7. wheat
  8. wine

Moroccan Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Morocco.

Export products

  1. automobiles
  2. citrus fruits
  3. clothing
  4. crude minerals
  5. electric components
  6. fertilizers (
  7. fish
  8. inorganic chemicals
  9. petroleum products
  10. phosphates)

Import products

  1. crude petroleum
  2. electricity
  3. gas
  4. plastics
  5. telecommunications equipment
  6. textile fabric
  7. transistors
  8. wheat

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Morocco?

Morocco is currently rated at 3,1 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 8 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Morocco.

Is it safe to travel Morocco in 2020?

Visiting the country Morocco is usually fine. The score is at 3,1 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Morocco?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 8 individual sources for Morocco.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Morocco?

There are currently 15,328 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Morocco. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 243 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Morocco.

What is the size of Morocco?

Morocco has a size of 446,550 km² or 172,414 mi² which is slightly larger than California.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.