Scuba Diving Morocco
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Travel information about Morocco
Morocco is a country located in North Africa bordering both the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The total area is 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi) and an estimated population of 33,848,242. Morocco is tailor-made for tourists who love hiking the high peaks of the High Atlas, exploring the waterfalls and caves in forested hills and desert.
Capital city of Morocco: Rabat
Closest neighbors to Morocco: Neighboring countries are Spain, Mauritania, Gibraltar, and Algeria.
Best times to visit Morocco: Spring (mid-March to May) and autumn (September to October) is the best time to visit. Spring is at its best when the landscapes are green and lush, great for mountain hiking. At autumn, the temperatures are warm and pleasant.
How to get to Morocco: There are flights from the US, Canada, Dubai, and other European countries to Morocco.
Visa requirements for Morocco: Visa is not required to enter Morocco but you need to have your passport valid for at least 6 months.
Currency of Morocco: Currency of Morocco is Moroccan dirham (د.م MAD).
Official Language of Morocco: Arabic and Tamazight are the official languages of Morocco.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Morocco
There are 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Morocco and 13 on their tentative list.
- Archaeological Site of Volubilis (1997)
- Historic City of Meknes (1996)
- Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (1987)
- Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) (2001)
- Medina of Fez (1981)
- Medina of Marrakesh (1985)
- Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) (1997)
- Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) (2004)
- Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage (2012)
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.