Archaeological site of Ghirza

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Archaeological site of Ghirza is part of the Tentative list of Libya in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Archaeological site of Ghirza comprises the remains of a Roman city. It was located near the Limes Tripolitanus, a defence zone along the Sahara desert to protect Roman cities such as Leptis Magna against attacks from the south. With the soldiers, Roman culture also entered the local settlement.

Map of Archaeological site of Ghirza

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Full Name
Archaeological site of Ghirza
Country
Libya
Added
2020
Type
Cultural
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2020 Revision

Renomination of former TWHS Ghirza (1984- 1996)

2020 Added to Tentative List

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