Phnom Penh. Portugal’s University of Coimbra Alta and Sofia on Saturday became a World Heritage site after convincing the World Heritage Committee it had put in place adequate development regulations. 

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NachrichtenagenturBecause the University of Coimbra spreads through many areas of the city, the candidacy also includes the city of Coimbra as one of Europe’s oldest university cities.

The World Heritage List now includes 970 cultural and natural heritage sites which the Committee considers as having outstanding universal value.

Author | Sarah Thust

Last Update | 26.06.2013

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