Morocco borders the Atlantic Ocean in the west and Mediterranean Sea in the east. The Rif mountains occupy the region bordering the Mediterranean from the north-west to the north-east. The Atlas Mountains run down the backbone of the country, from the south west to the north east. Most of the south east portion of the country is in the Sahara Desert. Local Time in Morocco is Greenwich Mean Time. The capital of Morocco is Rabat and Casablanca is main port. Arabic is the main language but French and Spanish are also used.
Skiing, windsurfing, camel trekking and walking in the Atlas mountains are popular sports whilst the history, cuisine, culture and markets are there for everybody to enjoy.
The Moroccan climate is Mediterranean, becoming more extreme in the interior with high temperatures in the southern and south eastern desert areas and much lower temperatures in the mountainous areas. Generally the climate in Morocco remains quite dry for most of the year with some rain between November and March.