Top > World Heritage > Africa > Libya

Archaeological Site of Cyrene

Area
Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America, Oceania
Category
Cultural Sites, Natural Sites, Mixed Sites, Danger Sites
Index
Country, All Lists
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
Media
News, Related Books
Loading...

Archaeological Site of Cyrene

CountryLibya
Date of Inscription1982
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/190

A colony of the Greeks of Thera, Cyrene was one of the principal cities in the Hellenic world. It was Romanized and remained a great capital until the earthquake of 365. A thousand years of history is written into its ruins, which have been famous since the 18th century.

© 2011 UNESCO/World Heritage Centre.

World Heritage Sites in Libya

Flag of Libya Libya
Capital: Tripoli
Currency: Libyan dinar (LYD)
Language: Arabic, Italian, English
Time Zone: UTC+2

| Home | Top | Japanese |

Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Contact Us