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Locale Code: ar-MA

The locale code represents Arabic language in Morocco.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ar-MA locale data for Morocco
Country NameMorocco
Country Name (Local)Al-Maghrib
Country Flag🇲🇦
Country Area446550 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MA
Language NameArabic
Language Name (Local)العربية
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ar
RegionNorthern Africa
Capital NameRabat
Capital Latitude34.01325
Capital Longitude-6.83255
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code ar-MA is Moroccan Dirham.

Currency information for Morocco and ar-MA locale
Currency NameMoroccan Dirham
Currency Name (Local)Moroccan dirham
Currency CodeMAD
Currency Symbolد.م.
Currency Numeric504
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentimes


Morocco has one timezone with UTC offset UTC.



Morocco shares borders with 3 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'ar-MA' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ar_MA is a locale code for Arabic language in Morocco. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.