Morocco, formally the Kingdom of Morocco, is the Maghreb region’s northernmost country. It has land boundaries with Algeria to the east. Moreover, the disputed area of Western Sahara to the south. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The country also claims the Spanish exclaves of Ceuta, Melilla, and Peón de Vélez de la Gomera. Also a slew of minor Spanish-controlled islands off the coast. Morocco has a population of 37 million people. It covers 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi) or 446,550 km2 (172,410 sq mi). Islam is the majority religion, while Arabic and Berber are the official languages. Moroccan Arabic dialects, as well as French, are commonly spoken.