Morocco facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz In which country is Berber the official language?In Morocco. The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.Created by: globalquiz.orgdeserts of North Africa facts » Where is fez from?Morocco. The name of fez comes from the city of Fes, Morocco, where it became fashionable among Andalusian Arabs in the 17th century. The fez got widely popular in the Ottoman Empire after 1829, when Sultan Mahmud II ordered his civil officials to wear the plain fez, and also banned the wearing of turbans.Created by: Steve Lambertytraditional clothing facts » What is the only African country which is not a member of the African Union?Morocco is not a member because its government opposes the membership of Western Sahara. Morocco formally claims the territory of Western Sahara since 1957 and controls two-thirds of its territory.Created by: Debbie Foxgeography of North Africa facts » What is the capital city of Morocco?Rabat. In 16th-18th centuries, Rabat was a reputed corsair haven. The city served as one of the many ports in North Africa for the Barbary pirates. Photo: Tour Hassan (1195), a classic example of Almohad art.Created by: globalquiz.orgNorthern Africa facts » What sea lies between Spain and Africa?Alboran Sea. The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the sea is derived from the small Alboran Island in the middle of the sea. The island is named after a Tunisian pirate, Al Borani, who had a base on the island in the 16th century.Created by: globalquiz.orgNorth Africa facts » What is the largest city in Morocco?Casablanca. The largest cities in Morocco: Casablanca (3.4 million), Fez (1.1 million), Tangier (0.9 million) and Marrakesh (0.9 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgAfrica facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.