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Historic Town of Zabid

CountryYemen
Date of Inscription1993
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/611

Zabid's domestic and military architecture and its urban plan make it an outstanding archaeological and historical site. Besides being the capital of Yemen from the 13th to the 15th century, the city played an important role in the Arab and Muslim world for many centuries because of its Islamic university.

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World Heritage Sites in Yemen

Flag of Yemen Yemen
Capital: Sanaa
Currency: Yemeni rial (YER)
Language: Arabic
Time Zone: UTC+3

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