Archaeological Site of Cyrene World Heritage Site

Official name
Archaeological Site of Cyrene | UNESCO
Country
Libya
Continent
Africa
Location
District of Ghebel Akhdar
32.8250° Lat, 21.8583° Lon
Code
190
Time Zone
Africa/Tripoli, EET +0200
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 1982. A colony of the Greeks of Thera, Cyrene was one of the principal cities in the Hellenic world. It was Romanized and remained a great capital until the earthquake of 365. A thousand years of history is written into its ruins, which have been famous since the 18th century.