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Morocco is a country of northwest Africa and includes Western Sahara. It has a long coastline on the Atlantic Ocean which reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea.

Neighbouring countries are Mauritania to the southwest and Algeria to the east and southeast. There are also two Spanish enclaves on the Mediterranean coast: Ceuta and Melilla. Off the Atlantic coast are the Canary Islands and Madeira and across the Mediterranean to the north is Spain.

The capital city is Rabat. Other cities include Casablanca, Fes[?], Marrakech, Meknes[?], Tanger[?], Tetouan[?]

Morocco's Ministry of Communication offers a page with mp3s of traditional Moroccan music here (http://www.mincom.gov.ma/english/gallery/music/music).

Much of the material in these articles comes from the CIA World Factbook 2000 and the 2002 U.S. Department of State website.

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