Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site
Citadel of Besançon, Doubs
Citadel of Besançon (Doubs), 1668-1711
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location France Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 50°16′57″N 2°45′32″E / 50.2825°N 2.7589°E / 50.2825; 2.7589
Criteria i, ii, iv[1]
Reference 1283
Inscription 2008 (32nd Session)
Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in France
Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location of Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Fortifications of Vauban UNESCO World Heritage Site is made up of 12 groups of fortified buildings and sites along the borders of France. They were designed by Vauban (1633–1707), and were added in 2008 to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

List of sites[edit]

Location of the sites

Two sites initially considered were removed from the final list:

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°16′57″N 2°45′32″E / 50.28250°N 2.75889°E / 50.28250; 2.75889

  1. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1283.