casablancaMorocco is a destination well suitable for work and recreation. In the past, it’s just considered by retirees seeking a nice warm sunshine. Today, it’s a destination being close to Europe and a offering a developing economy. Moroccan national Mohamed Dekkak believes that the place that is known for souqs, sunshine and opportunity, is on the rise.

Casablanca city is difficult to separate from the famous 1942 classic film. The colonial world appeared in the film, starred by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman is turning into a cosmopolitan city, biggest and the economic center of Morocco. The city was once an unfavorable entry point in transit to Rabat, Marrakesh, or Fez,  but Casablanca is restoring its appeal as it turn into a global destination for explorers and expats.

Casablanca

Casablanca is situated at northwestern side of Morocco on the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean. The city lies on the Chawiya plain and is a beach front city. Casablanca is found 95kms southwest of Rabat, Morocco’s capital.

There are more than 3 million living in the city center and more than 3.6 million outside. Casablanca, the biggest city is about of 324 km2 and the city is viewed as the business core of the. It is the chief port and one of the primary point of passage into the nation.

Cityscape

Casablanca’s city center is filled with palm trees and French & Moroccan building styles of architecture. The road plan was conceived by Henri Prost. He finds the focal point of Casablanca as the primary market of Anfa where streets spread out toward the east & south. Grand Mosque Hassan II’s minaret is a noteworthy milestone and can be seen at major areas around Casablanca.

Casablanca may not be a city of natural glamour, the city government however is working to increase the rate of tourist visits. The best innate qualities of the city are the forest of Bouskoura, Atlantic coast, and the Oum Er-Rbia River which stretches 70 kilometers toward the south-east of Casablanca.

Weather

Casablanca has an extremely mellow Mediterranean weather. This is brought by the cool flows of the Atlantic Ocean, delivering more modest temperatures than some other area in the country. There is minimal season temperature variety and just a little measure of precipitation, basically from May til September.

Usual temperatures run from 7oc to 17 oc. July is the hottest month with temperatures from 18 oc to 26oc.

Economy

The Grand Casablanca region is regarded as the engine of Morocco’s economic development. It draws thirty two percent of the country’s production units & fifty six percent of industrial labor. The region utilizes 30 percent of the national production of electricity. With 93 billion Moroccan dirham, the region provides to forty four percent of the country’s industrial production. About thirty three percent of national industrial exportations, 27 billion Moroccan dirham, come from the Grand Casablanca; thirty percent of the Moroccan banking network is centered in Casablanca.

Phosphate is one of the vital export in Casablanca. Other industries are into sawmills, fishing, fish canning, furniture production, glass, building materials, textiles, electronics, processed food, leather work, soft drinks, & cigarettes.