Sea Ports

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Ahwar of Southern Iraq Ur was a port at the Persian Gulf
Al Zubarah
Al-Ahsa Oasis Al Uquair Port
Amsterdam Canal Ring
Angra do Heroismo
Antigua Naval Dockyard
Aquileia
Birka and Hovgarden Birka
Bordeaux
Bridgetown
Brugge
Bryggen
Byblos
Campeche
Cartagena
Cidade Velha
Cienfuegos
Colonia del Sacramento
Corfu
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Port of Hayle and Portreath
Coro and its Port
Costiera Amalfitana Amalfi port
Derbent At the Caspian Sea
Dubrovnik Port of Ragusa
Ephesus "Now located several kilometres inland from the Aegean coast of Turkey, Ephesus was a thriving harbour city in the Roman period," (AB eval)
Fortifications of Vauban Saint-Martin-de-Ré
Fortress of Suomenlinna The fort was conceived to defend the nearby port of Helsinki
Grand-Bassam important in colonial times
Gulf of Porto
Hedeby and Danevirke Hedeby: port at the inlet of the Schlei
Historic Jeddah
Hoi An
Island of Gorée
Island of Mozambique
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Port for silver mines
Karlskrona
Kotor
Lamu Old Town
Land of Frankincense From the UNESCO site description "......and the affiliated ports of Khor Rori and Al-Baleed " From AB "The port of Sumhuram (Smhrm ? ?His Name is Great?) was founded at the end of the 1st century BCE. Inscriptions record that it was established by LL?ad Yalut to control the trade in Dhofar incense. It is identified as the Moscha of classical geographical texts, where Indian seamen who had brought cotton cloth, corn, and oil in exchange for incense overwintered, waiting for the favourable monsoon winds to take them home."
Leptis Magna
Levuka
Liverpool
Lübeck
Macao
Medina of Sousse
Melaka and George Town Melaka, important port of Malacca Strait
Naples
Old City of Acre
Old Havana
Old Rauma
Oporto
Paphos
Paraty and Ilha Grande archaeological complex of Paraty-Mirim, which played an important role in the 17th century as a port for the exchange and trade of goods and slaves.(AB ev)
Pico Island
Portobelo-San Lorenzo Portobelo
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands Cinque Terre for the fisherman ports of Vanezza, Riormaggiore, Manarola and Monterossa
Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
Qal'at al-Bahrain
Qalhat
Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
Riga
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara
San Pedro de la Roca Castle built to protect the important port of Santiago
Site of Carthage
Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution Miike Coal Mine & Port, Misumi West Port
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District The Speicherstadt district is centrally located in the Port of Hamburg. (nom file)
Split
St. Petersburg
Stari Grad Plain
Stralsund and Wismar Stralsund
Tauric Chersonese major commercial port for trade in the Northern Black Sea area
Tipasa
Tyre
Valparaiso
Venice and its Lagoon
Vigan Historically played a major role in the commercial sea trade, "The Mestizo river was central to the development of the town in the 16th-19th centuries: large sea-going vessels could berth in the delta and small craft communicated with the interior." (AB ev)
Visby
Walled City of Baku
Willemstad

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