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Anjar

CountryLebanon
Date of Inscription1984
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/293

The city of Anjar was founded by Caliph Walid I at the beginning of the 8th century. The ruins reveal a very regular layout, reminiscent of the palace-cities of ancient times, and are a unique testimony to city planning under the Umayyads.

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Capital: Beirut
Currency: Lebanese pound (LBP)
Language: Arabic, English, French
Time Zone: UTC+2

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