Rabat - Although it lies on the northernmost part of Africa, Morocco is a country pulled in three cultural directions: African, European and Middle Eastern. Like many nations in this vast continent, the heritage of its colonial past persists, with French being the second-most spoken language, although Arabic-Berber is the largest ethnic group. As well as being Africa’s fifth-largest economy, this diverse country has many other claims to fame. Here are some fascinating facts about Morocco you might not have known:

Only 35 Medinas in Morocco Are Classified as National Heritage