The Great Wall of Gorgan

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The Great Wall of Gorgan is part of the Tentative list of Iran in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Great Wall of Gorgan was built by the Persian Empire to fortify its northern frontier against China. It is about 200km long and has 38 forts. It was constructed between 420 and 530. The brick wall has mostly disappeared, but mud-brick and fortified sections remain.

Map of The Great Wall of Gorgan

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
The Great Wall of Gorgan
Country
Iran
Added
2017
Type
Cultural
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2017 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: The Great Wall of Gorgan

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