Morocco

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Currency - Business hours - Transportation - Internet - Basic conversation guide - Langages spoken


Currency

The local currency is the Moroccan Dirham (MAD).

 

Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)
To find out the locations of ATMs in Morocco , click on the link to your credit card: Visa, Mastercard or American Express


Business hours

Banks: from 8.15 to 11.30 and from 14.15 to 16.30 Monday to Thursday. From 8.15 to 11.15 and from 14.45 to 16.45 on Fridays (wintertime). From 8.15 to 14.15 (summertime).

 


Internet

The Internet suffix is: .ma



Basic conversation guide

Yes = na'am
No = laa
Thank you = shokran
Hello = Essalamu Aleikum
Good Morning = Sabah Al-khayr
Goodbye = Ma'a elsalama
I do not understand = Ana laa Afham
What is the price? How much does it cost? = Bishal?
I would like to buy... = O'reed ann ashtary.

 


Languages spoken

The official language of Morocco is Arabic. However, 60% of the population speaks the Moroccan Arabic and 30% to 40% speaks Berber which can be considered as what was formerly Egyptian. Otherwise, it is important to note that French is the second language of the country and is frequently used in public life. Finally, Spanish is also spoken in the north of the country.


Last modified in January 2006
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