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Spanish UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites

Postby theeuro » 13 Dec 2009, 09:23

Beginning in 2010, Spain is issuing a new series of 2 Euro commemorative coins, one per year, dedicated to Spanish sites listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Register. There are a total of 41 sites which are listed, but it is not clear if Spain will issue a coin commemorating all 41.

Here is a list of all 41:

Cultural Heritage SiteYear Listed
Historic Centre of Cordoba1984
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada1984
Burgos Cathedral1984
Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid1984
Works of Antoni Gaudí1984
Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain1985
Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct1985
Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias1985
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)1985
Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches1985
Mudejar Architecture of Aragon1986
Historic City of Toledo1986
Garajonay National Park1986
Old Town of Cáceres1986
Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville1987
Old City of Salamanca1988
Poblet Monastery1991
Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida1993
Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe1993
Route of Santiago de Compostela1993
Doñana National Park1994
Historic Walled Town of Cuenca1996
La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia1996
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu1997
Las Médulas1997
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona1997
San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries1997
Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula1998
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares1998
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture1999
San Cristóbal de La Laguna1999
Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco2000
Palmeral of Elche2000
Roman Walls of Lugo2000
Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí2000
Archaeological Site of Atapuerca2000
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape2001
Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza2003
Vizcaya Bridge2006
Teide National Park2007
Tower of Hercules2009
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Re: Spanish UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites

Postby legnaw » 21 Dec 2009, 12:24

i hope spanish central bank issue all of them :lol:
i have to live next 42 years.... wooow :lol:
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