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Art Moves Africa – Retracing Roots and Tracing New Routes: Mobility and Touring in North Africa

A study by Lara Bourdin for Art Moves Africa, October 2019

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75<br />

Country-Specific Information<br />

4. 5<br />

Morocco<br />

—<br />

QUOTE:<br />

« Everyone knows it:<br />

there’s <strong>in</strong>credible potential <strong>in</strong> <strong>Africa</strong>.<br />

Morocco is try<strong>in</strong>g to be a leader <strong>in</strong><br />

pro-<strong>Africa</strong>n development. All our<br />

banks, all our construction companies<br />

are <strong>in</strong>vest<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> <strong>Africa</strong>, especially West<br />

<strong>Africa</strong>. The k<strong>in</strong>g has a pro-<strong>Africa</strong>n<br />

stance. There have been important<br />

regularization campaigns [for<br />

migrants from the South], as long as<br />

Europe isn’t apply<strong>in</strong>g pressure. »<br />

Am<strong>in</strong>a Mourid<br />

Cultural operator, co-founder, Atelier<br />

Kissaria & Th<strong>in</strong>k Tanger*<br />

—<br />

FAST FACTS<br />

Population 35.74 million (World Bank, 2017)<br />

Surface area<br />

Capital<br />

Large cities<br />

Languages<br />

710.085 km²<br />

Rabat<br />

Casablanca; Fès; Tangiers; Marrakech; Salé;<br />

Meknès ; Oujda; Kenitra; Agadir<br />

Modern St<strong>and</strong>ard Arabic <strong>and</strong> Tamazight<br />

(official)<br />

Moroccan darija (spoken); French<br />

Diall<strong>in</strong>g code +212<br />

Currency<br />

Ma<strong>in</strong> <strong>in</strong>ternational<br />

airports<br />

Rail network<br />

Visa requirements<br />

for <strong>Africa</strong>ns to enter<br />

Morocco<br />

<strong>Africa</strong>n countries’<br />

visa requirements for<br />

Moroccan nationals<br />

Moroccan dirham<br />

Casablanca <strong>–</strong> Mohammed V International<br />

Airport<br />

Marrakech Menara International Airport<br />

Agadir Al Massira International Airport<br />

Tangiers Ibn Battuta International Airport<br />

Office National des Chem<strong>in</strong>s de Fer (ONCF);<br />

2067 km<br />

Visa-free access for nationals of Algeria,<br />

Tunisia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Niger <strong>and</strong><br />

Senegal<br />

Electronic travel authorization required<br />

for nationals of Gu<strong>in</strong>ea, Mali <strong>and</strong> Republic<br />

of Congo<br />

Visa required for all other nationalites<br />

Visa-free access: Mali, Niger, Senegal,<br />

Gambia, Ben<strong>in</strong>, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Mali,<br />

Seychelles <strong>and</strong> São Tomé<br />

e-Visa: Angola, Djibouti, Ethiopia,<br />

Gu<strong>in</strong>ea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Tanzania,<br />

Ug<strong>and</strong>a, Zambia <strong>and</strong> Zimbabwe.<br />

Visa on arrival: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritania,<br />

Mauritius, Mozambique, Republic of<br />

Congo, Somalia <strong>and</strong> Togo

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