The Danevirke is system of large defensive earthworks and walls that stretches across the neck of the Cimbrian peninsula in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Hedeby was a key Danish settlement during the Viking Age that was located near the southernmost end of the Jutland Peninsula. It was established in the 8th century.
Source: What Was Hedeby?
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO recently added seven more medieval sites to its World Heritage List. Of special interest are the nomination of Danevirke and Haithabu (Hedeby), The Cathedral of Naumburg, and the Caliphate city of Medina Azahara.
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UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has met in Bahrain to choose 19 new World Heritage Sites. Temples in Korea, architecture in India, and an oasis in Saudi Arabia are among the new sites, as well as locations in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Colombia, Japan, South Korea and more.