Morocco facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz 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 » In which country is Berber an 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 » What is the distance between Europe and Africa at the narrowest point of the Strait of Gibraltar?Around 14 km. The Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Europe from Africa by 7.7 nautical miles (14.3 km) at the strait's narrowest point. Ferries cross between the two continents every day in as little as 35 minutes.Created by: Ninjaistraits facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.