Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna World Heritage Site

Official name
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna | UNESCO
Country
Libya
Continent
Africa
Location
District of Khoms
32.6383° Lat, 14.2930° Lon
Code
183
Time Zone
Africa/Tripoli, EET +0200
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 1982. Leptis Magna was enlarged and embellished by Septimius Severus, who was born there and later became emperor. It was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire, with its imposing public monuments, harbour, market-place, storehouses, shops and residential districts.