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Yemen, Historic Town of Zabid

 Posted by , last edited on September 25, 2013 at 13:27:02

Location Province d'al-Hudayda, Yemen
Coordinates N14 11 53.016 E43 19 48
Type Cultural
Date of Inscription 1993

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/611 )

Zabid's domestic and military architecture and its urban plan make it an outstanding archaeological and historical site. Besides being the capital of Yemen from the 13th to the 15th century, the city played an important role in the Arab and Muslim world for many centuries because of its Islamic university.

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