Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen World Heritage Site

Official name
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen | UNESCO
Country
Germany
Continent
Europe
Location
State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
51.4913° Lat, 7.4610° Lon
Code
975
Time Zone
Europe/Berlin, CEST +0200
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 2001. The Zollverein industrial complex in Land Nordrhein-Westfalen consists of the complete infrastructure of a historical coal-mining site, with some 20th-century buildings of outstanding architectural merit. It constitutes remarkable material evidence of the evolution and decline of an essential industry over the past 150 years.