The Western Sahara, Algeria and Spain border Morocco. The Western Sahara borders the country to the south, Algeria borders Morocco to the east, and Spain borders it to the north. Additionally, the Atlantic Ocean borders the country on its east coast.
In terms of land area Morocco is slightly larger than the state of California. The coastline of Morocco extends over 1,835 kilometers. The terrain of the country is diverse and includes mountain ranges, plains, plateaus and valleys. The mountain range is susceptible to earthquakes.
Morocco's natural resources include phosphates, iron ore, manganese, lead, zinc and fish. As of July 2014, the population of Morocco was 32,987,206.