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Encyclopedia > Gamzigrad
Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius*
UNESCO World Heritage Site
State Party  Serbia
Type Cultural
Criteria iii, iv
Reference 1253
Region Europe and North America
Inscription History
Inscription 2007  (31th Session)
* Name as inscribed on World Heritage List.
† Region as classified by UNESCO.

Gamzigrad is a town in Serbia, located south of the Danube river, near Zaječar. Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... As of 2006, there are a total of 830 World Heritage Sites located in 138 State Parties. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian language 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 9th century   -  First unified state c. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian language 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 9th century   -  First unified state c. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, Iranian *dānu, meaning river or stream, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river in the European Union and Europes second longest river. ... Zaječar (Serbian Cyrillic: Зајечар, Vlach/Romanian: Zăii-cer) is a town and municipality in the eastern part of the Republic of Serbia. ...


In the vicinity of the spa there are ruins of the Roman complex called Felix Romuliana. Archeological excavation in the fortress have unearthed the remains of a palace with exceptionally fine mosaics, baths and impressive gates. Felix Romuliana in Gamzigrad is thought to have been one of the residences of the Roman Emperor Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus, in the late 3rd and early 4th century.


Among the important finds from the site are portraits of rulers made from the Egyptian purple stone called porphyry and coins that help to date the complex.


The palace was inscribed into the World Heritage List in 2007. [1] Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


 
 

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