Tangier is a popular city located in the north of Morocco. Expats living in Tangier will have a whole host of cultural and geographical things to discover. There are lots of recreational sports to take part in in and around Tangier including boating, hiking, and swimming, while the rich culture of Tangier can be experienced through the local crafts and food. Tangier has a local football called I.R.T. with a very big fan base. Many local people enjoy watching them play at matches in the city, so why don’t you as an expatriate in Tangier join them and experience live how Moroccans can cheer? Tangier is furthermore going through a phase of great development that is set to make the city even more popular with tourists. As such, the city is perfectly suited also for expats who want to experience the culture of Morocco along with all the comforts of the modern world.
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In order to live and work in Tangier you will need to get a permit for your residence in the country. To stay in Morocco for longer than three months, you need to ensure that you register within the maximum time limit of 15 days after you have arrived in the country. If you need help understanding the complexities of the legalities surrounding an international relocation then InterNations can help. We have a fantastic online network of expatriates who are happy to help out anyone who needs advice, guidance or even a bit of moral support. You can discuss your worries and queries in our forums, or if you prefer, you can have a read through our guide and content section. Our Expat Magazine, for example, includes various articles on expatriation related topics and the keen reader can also pick up some handy hints and tips from the submitted stories of other expatriates sharing their own experiences.
The economy in Tangier is heavily reliant on tourism to the area but there is also a lot of industry to be found in the city. Tangier is in fact one of the key industrial areas in Morocco and the sectors of industry are diverse, covering things from textiles and mechanics to chemical and naval sectors. There is furthermore a lot of agriculture in the Tangier area which is comprised mainly of the farming of cereals. There are huge and varied job opportunities for any expat moving to Tangier and if you would like some help working out what it is you want to do in the city and how to go about it then you can sign up on InterNations at any time for some helpful information and guidance. Whether you want to talk to an experienced expatriate or simply read up on some important facts, InterNations can support you throughout your relocation and experience of life as an expat working in Tangier.