You probably always assumed Morocco is an Arab nation but do you understand where Morocco is? Morocco is a country situated in North Africa, just south of Europe. In fact, Spain is only 8.6 miles (14 Km) from the Moroccan border. Morocco shares land borders with three nations: Spain, Algeria and Mauritania.
The official name of Morocco in Arabic is ‘Al Mamlaka al-Maghrebiya’ meaning that the Kingdom of Morocco. In Arabic Morocco is called ‘Al Maghrib’ meaning ‘Land of Sunset’, the people of Morocco are referred to as Moroccan.
The present leader of Morocco is his Majesty the King, Mohammed VI who became monarch in 1999 following the death of his father King Hassan II. Therefore there is no president of the nation in Morocco, the mind of this government is the President of Authorities.