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In addition, Spain, France and Portugal are easily accessible, as is the Rock of Gibraltar.
It is hard to imagine anyone failing to look back with great affection on a tour of duty in Morocco.
The eastern slopes of the High Atlas have a semi-desert aspect and a rigorous pre-Saharan climate.
In the north, and separate from the Atlas ranges, the Rif Mountains loom up sharply along the Mediterranean coast.
The Host Country Area, Geography, and Climate Last Updated: 9/15/2004 AM Morocco has been called "a cold country with a hot sun." Situated in the northwest corner of Africa, the Kingdom of Morocco covers nearly 200,000 square miles.
In size and variability of climate and terrain, it is comparable to California.
Moroccan cities typically are made up of a traditional medina that is a maze of narrow streets and small shops harkening back centuries, as well as modern shopping and residential districts with tree-lined boulevards that reflect early twentieth century French ideas of urban planning.
Population Last Updated: 9/15/2004 AM Morocco's nearly 31 million people (excluding about 2 million Moroccans living and working abroad) are principally Arab and Berber, but also include several thousand Moroccan Jews.
Moroccans are proud of a history of tolerance with a formerly large Jewish minority, now much diminished by emigration to Israel where Moroccan Jews remain the largest group within the Sephardic Jewish community.
Because of its geographical location, Morocco is known in Arabic as El Maghreb el Aqsa, the extreme west and also the gateway to the Arab world.
The mild, semitropical northern and western coastal areas are separated by mountain ranges from the desert areas to the east and south.
Twice, it was the stage for invasions of Europe - the Moorish assault on Spain in the eighth century and the Allied assault on the continent in World War II.
Today, jet airliners fly over plodding camel trains and farmers tilling with implements unchanged since the time of the Romans.