List of World Heritage Sites in Luxembourg

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Luxembourg has only one UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a further one on the tentative list.

World Heritage Sites[edit]

The table lists information about each World Heritage Site:

Name; as listed by the World Heritage Committee
Location; with co-ordinates provided by UNESCO
Period; time period of significance, typically of construction
UNESCO data; Site reference number, the year the site was inscribed on the World Heritage List, and the criteria it was listed under
Description; brief description of the site
Name Image Location Date UNESCO data Description
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications Luxembourg City Night Wikimedia Commons.jpg Luxembourg, Luxembourg 16th century-1867 699, (1994), iv The fortifications of Luxembourg were regarded as some of the most impressive in Europe, giving it the nickname "The Gibraltar of the North."[1]

Tentative list[edit]

The Tentative List is an inventory of important heritage and natural sites that a country is considering for inscription on the World Heritage List, thereby becoming World Heritage Sites. The Tentative List can be updated at any time, but inclusion on the list is a prerequisite to being considered for inscription within a five- to ten-year period.[2]

  1. The Town and Castle of Vianden, Diekirch[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications". whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Glossary, UNESCO, retrieved 2010-01-01 
  3. ^ (French) "La ville et le château de Vianden". whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 

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