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Varberg

View from Varberg Fortress, overlooking the beach promenade Varberg's fortress (Varberg Fortress) is its most notable historical building, mostly because of its size as it has no architectural uniformity. It was first built as a castle in 1280, with new parts being built in successions. Near Varberg there is the VLF transmitter Grimeton, an interesting radio-technical facility and classified by UNESCO to be a World Cultural Heritage site. It can be visited during the summer


Magelang

is found at Candhi Gunung Wukir, in Magelang, East Java, Indonesia. - Magelang City Magelang - Borobudur, which is one of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites of Indonesia is also located in this province, in the Magelang regency (Magelang). Candi Mendut and Candi Pawon (Pawon) can also be found near the Borobudur temple complex. The Vairocana


Cuernavaca

: www.senado.gob.mx gace.php?sesion 2008 08 13 1&documento 60). The Frente Civico received the 2004 National Mendez Arceo Human Rights Award for having protected the world cultural heritage found in the city. Points of Interest Palace of Cortés thumb left 200px Palacio de Cortés (File:Mexico cuernavaca zocalo.JPG) seen from the zocalo of Cuernavaca The Palacio de Cortés (Palace of Cortes, Cuernavaca) is east of the Morelos Garden and is considered to be the most representative

decided to divest from Walmart Mexico for repeating the same violations: destroying archeological vestiges and world cultural heritage. As part of the Make TIAA-CREF Ethical Coalition, the Frente Civico is hoping that a similar divestment action will occur vs Costco as it will also help stop the destruction and abuse. also_known_as Mezcala Solidaridad carries Mexican Federal Highway 95 from Cuernavaca to Acapulco crosses Mezcala River (also called the Balsas River) ----- align "center" Hair Villano III Super Brazo Cuernavaca, Morelos WikiPedia:Cuernavaca Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Morelos Localities Cuernavaca Commons:Category:Cuernavaca


Lijiang

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Timbuktu

Timbuktu, an important city on the trans-Saharan caravan route, was flooded at least 13 times by the Niger River; there are no records of similar flooding before or since. In China, warm weather

in biodiversity, and structural damage to buildings.


Ohrid

of ascension of our country in the Convention of UNESCO for the preservation of the undersea heritage is underway. The Ohrid region in Macedonia has been included in the UNESCO list of the world cultural and natural heritage (since 1980), Macedonia is also included in the long-term UNESCO program "''United schools''" in the UNESCO program for solar energy, in its youth network, UNEVOK - ''Technical education development program'', while "Wedding in Galicnik


Acre, Israel

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Belize

% of the reef still to be researched, some estimate that only 10% of all species have been discovered. Belize Barrier Reef Case Study. Westminster.edu. Retrieved on 21 October 2011. World Heritage Site status Many countries interested in the conservation and protection of natural and cultural heritage sites of the world accede to the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

#Convention and background Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage that was adopted by UNESCO in 1972. In 1996 the Reserve System was designated a World Heritage Site because of its vulnerability and the fact that it contains the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biodiversity (according to criteria VII, IX, and X). Belize also became the first country in the world to completely ban bottom


Ming dynasty

of the cities became an linguistically and culturally Cantonese society, due to the vast majority of migrants being Cantonese, the culture of Cantonese began merging with western culture. Hong Kong and Macau culture are generally viewed as where the "East meets West". And Macau is also a World cultural heritage site (Historic Centre of Macau). Guangzhou were historically one of China international trading port since the Tang dynasty and Ming dynasty. In 17th century Guangzhou


Suzhou

Quarter is part of the historic, cultural area of old Suzhou and has been in existence for 1,000 years, maintaining the style of the Song Dynasty. It is a portrait of “water and land, and rivers adjacent to the streets,” and a good example of the waterside towns south of the Yangtze River with their “small bridges over flowing streams, and whitewashed walls and black tiles”. The cultural heritage and landscape are exemplified in places such as Ouyuan Garden, a world cultural heritage


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