Here’s some helpful information to help participants to prepare their trip to Marrakech.
Population : 341,000Time zone :Western European Summer Time (WEST)
Population : 34 millionCurrency :Moroccan dirham (Dhs. / MAD)
Euro exchange rate : €1 = Dhs.11.22 / Dhs.1 = €0.09US$ exchange rate :US$1 = Dhs.7.75 / Dhs.1 = US$0.13Voltage : 220 volts
Frequency : 50 hertzInternational dialing prefix :00 – 212Voltage : 220 volts
Mobile phone compatibility : GSM-900
Berber and Arabic are the official languages of Morocco.. But most of the Moroccans in major cities like Marrakech speak French as a second language and Spanish as 3rd language in the north of the country. English is equally popular by young people. Marrakech is a tourist town; many people from the tourism industry speak several languages-including English, German, Spanish, Dutch… Do not be afraid, language will not be a problem.