WEATHER IN CASABLANCA Lat. N33°35′ Alt. 160′
LOCATION: Morocco occupies the northwest corner of Africa, approximately at the same latitude as New York. The climate, however, is warmer due to the presence of the Gulf Stream; it is similar to that of Southern California. Casablanca is 369 air miles from Lisbon.
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CHARACTERISTICS: Morocco is fascinating for the tourist. Except for the new and modern cities, such as Casablanca, Tangier and Rabat, the country, especially in the south, has remained unchanged for centuries. The south, with its huge red kcisbahs (forts), should be visited.
Marrakech, at the foot of the Atlas mountains, is world famous as is its Mamounia Hotel and the new Casino, open for gambling, during the season from November through May.
The Moroccan Tourist Office has built modern and comfortable living quarters at all interesting tourist spots.
POPULATION: Estimated 9.000, 000. The population of Casablanca, the biggest city in Morocco, is about 700, 000 approximately the size of Pittsburgh.
SIZE: About 160, 000 square miles about the area of California.