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UNESCO World Heritage

Mozambique, Island of Mozambique

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, October 31, 2012 at 03:39:53

Location Ilha de Mocambique District, Nampula Province, Mozambique
Coordinates S15 2 3.012 E40 44 8.988
Date of Inscription 1991

Brief Description ( )

The fortified city of Mozambique is located on this island, a former Portuguese trading-post on the route to India. Its remarkable architectural unity is due to the consistent use, since the 16th century, of the same building techniques, building materials (stone or macuti) and decorative principles.

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