The Moroccan king rules over approximately 33,000,000 subjects. Indeed, Morocco is by far the largest monarchy in Africa. About 99% of Morocco’s population are Muslims, and the country’s tallest mosque is located in that country. The king’s personal fortune is estimated at $ 2.5 billion.
On July 23, 1999, the current reigning King Muhammad VI ascended the throne. from Morocco. His country today is the largest Muslim kingdom in terms of population (only Saudi Arabia is larger in area). Indeed, Morocco is by far the largest monarchy in Africa. The Moroccan king rules over approximately 33,000,000 subjects.
About 99% of the population of Morocco are Muslims, and in that country there is the highest mosque in the world – the Hassan II Mosque. in Casablanca (named after the king’s father Hassan II, who ruled just before him). The minaret of that mosque is as high as 210 meters, more than any Christian church in the world.
Moroccan King Muhammad VI. has a university degree and a doctorate in law in France. Interestingly, his topic was the relationship between the European Community and the Maghreb countries. Muhammad VI he became king as a relatively young man, at 35 years of age. Within the Muslim-Arab world, he can be classified as a progressive ruler, and his rule has been marked by numerous reforms (women’s rights, human rights, etc.)
Nevertheless, the Moroccan king retained considerable power over the state. His personal fortune is estimated at $ 2.5 billion. The king has only one wife, but she does not have the title of queen, but of princess (Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Salma).